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About Sri Lanka Diabetes Federation (SLDF)
Sri Lanka Diabetes Federation is a comprehensive national programme, which has been designed with the key objective of preventing diabetes and related complications. It was launched on 01.10.2015 as the  public arm of Sri Lanka College of Endocrinologists. 
Vision
To be the first nation to reduce the burden of  NCDs through a preventative strategy. 
Mission
To be the first nation to develop a healthy nation, where chronic preventable NCDs do not prevent the economic progress.
  • To reduce the incidence of diabetes by 30%
  • To screen and detect at least 50% of undiagnosed Diabetes patients in Sri Lanka
  • To reduce diabetes related micro and macrovascular complications
    • Blindness
    • Amputations
    • Renal failure
    • Heart attacks and stroke
  • To reduce premature mortality related to diabetes
Chair person
Dr. Noel Somasundaram
Council Members
  • Dr. Noel Somasundaram (Chairperson)
  • Dr. Manilka Sumanatilleke 
  • Dr. Prasad Katulanda (Chairperson Elect)
  • Prof. Chandrika Wijeratne
  • Dr. Uditha Bulugahapitiya
  • Dr Dimuthu Muthukuda
  • Dr. Navoda Atapattu
  • Dr. Samanthi Cooray(Convenor)
  • Dr. Chaminda Kahandawa
  • Dr. Muditha Weerakkody
  • Dr. Chandrika Subasinghe
  • Representatives from
    • Ceylon College of Physicians - Dr Priyankara Jayawardena
    • Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians - Prof Shamya de Silva
    • Sri Lanka College of Surgeons
    • Sri Lanka Heart Association
    • Sri Lanka College of Gynaecologist and Obstetricians
    • College of Ophthalmologists - Dr Binara Amarasinghe
    • Sri Lanka Stroke Association
    • Sri Lanka College of General Practitioners - Dr Carmel Fernandopulle
    • Sri Lanka College of Community Physicians
  • Director, Non Communicable Diseases, Ministry of Health - Dr V T S K Siriwardene
  • Mr. Roshan Mahanama
  • Dr. Sena Yaddehige - Chairman/ Managing Director/CEO of Richard Pieris & Company PLC
Contact Us
No. 6, Wijerama Mawatha, Colombo 7, Sri Lanka.
Tel: +94112693055, +94774983829
Email: srilankadiabetesfederation@gmail.com

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Sri Lanka Diabetes Federation is a comprehensive national programme, which has been designed with the key objective of preventing diabetes and related complications. It was launched on 01.10.2015 as the public arm of Sri Lanka College of Endocrinologists.
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