Detailed Conference Programme

Day 110th October 2017 
09.00Inauguration
National Anthem
Traditional Lighting of the Oil Lamp
Welcome Address
Prof. Vajira H. W. Dissanayake
President, HISSL/President, CMA
Keynote Address
How to make universal coverage sustainable? Lessons from the worlds most efficient health systems
Mark Britnell
Chairman and Senior Partner for the Global Health Practice
KPMG
Address by the Guest of Honour
Address by the Chief Guest
Vote of Thanks
Dr. Achala Jayatilleke
Secretary, HISSL
10.30Tea
11.00Plenary Lectures
11.00Commonwealth Institute for Digital Health - Capacity Building and Promoting Innovation for Digital Health in the Commonwealth
Prof. Vajira H. W. Dissanayake
President, Health Informatics Society of Sri Lanka
President, Commonwealth Medical Association
and
Anoop Singh
Chairman, Commonwealth Institute for Infrastructure Development
11.30Keeping Success inSIGHT - Liberating Data Integration to Accelerate High-Quality Research
Prof. James Batchelor
Director, Clinical Informatics Research Unit
University of Southampton
UK
12.00Strengthening Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Systems for Informing Health Policy: Digital Health innovations
Laureate Prof. Alan Lopez AC
University of Melbourne Laureate Professor
Rowden-White Chair of Global Health and Burden of Disease Measurement
Director, Global Burden of Disease Group
Director, Bloomberg Initiative for Civil Registration and Vital Statistics
University of Melbourne
Australia
12.30Lunch
13.00Digital Health Mall & Judging of Digital Health Awards (Hall A and B)
Shortlisted applicants:
ayubo.life, Digital Healthcare Solution (Pvt) Ltd, Sri Lanka
Doc990 Multimodal Digital Health Service Platform , Digital Health (Pvt) Ltd, Sri Lanka
EMR integration Platform, Inforich Technology Solutions Pvt Ltd, India
Entution Vesta, Bileeta Private Limited, Sri Lanka
Book your appointment online (In government sector hospitals), Base Hospital - Panadura, Sri Lanka
CLARDIA - Comprehensive Family Health Assistant, Olivescript, Sri Lanka
Disaster Management Health Information System (DMHIS), Disaster Preparedness and Response Division (DPRD) of the Ministry of Health, Sri Lanka
MyDoctor Health App, My Health Solutions Pvt Ltd, Sri Lanka
National critical care registry and bed availability system. National Intensive Care Surveillance, Ministry of Health, Sri Lanka
New laboratory based e-surveillance system for dengue infection, Provincial department of health (PDHS) western province, Sri Lanka
Quarantine Health Record Management and Surveillance System - Ministry of Health
Web-based Information System for Anti-Malaria Campaign Sri Lanka
IIHS LMS, International Institute of Health Sciences, Sri Lanka
SimHaL: Hybrid Computer-based Simulator of Heart and Lung diseases for medical education, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka
Educational interactive mobile app for improving accuracy of COD data - Ministry of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine, Sri Lanka, Bloomberg Data for Health Initiative, Global Burden of Disease Group, School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne, Health Informatics Society of Sri Lanka and OpenArc Systems Management (Pvt) Ltd, Sri Lanka and Australia
oDoc, oDoc (Private) Limited, Sri Lanka
Prison Health Screening at Prison Hospital Mahara, Prison Hospital Mahara, International Committee of Red Cross, Prison Mahara, Ministry of Health, Department of Prison, Sri Lanka
Stoma care mobile app, Department of Surgery of the University of Kelaniya, Arthur C Clarke Institute for Modern Technology and Mobitel Lanka PLC, Sri Lanka
e Sayana, Medical Officer of Health - Dodangoda, Sri Lanka
Breast cancer early detection support app, Department of Surgery of the University of Kelaniya, Arthur C Clarke Institute for Modern Technology and Mobitel Lanka PLC., Sri Lanka
Mental health project in Kilinochchi district, Network for Improving Critical care Systems and Training (NICST), District General Hospital Kilinochchi (DGH Kilinochchi), Sri Lanka
myglukose, TekhInno (Pvt) Ltd, Sri Lanka
Panacea's Medi-Belt, PulzSolutions Pvt Ltd, Sri Lanka
Renal Registry Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka Society of Nephrologists (SLSON) - Ministry of Health, Sri Lanka (MOH) , Renal Disease Prevention and Research Unit (RDPRU), Australia and New Zealand Dialysis and Transplant Registry (ANZDATA), Network for Improving Critical care Systems and Training (NICST)
Early Warning Score (EWS), Network for Improving Critical care Systems and Training (NICST) - District General Hospital Moneragala (DGH Moneragala), Sri Jayawardenapura Hospital, National Hospital of Sri Lanka (NHSL), Ministry of Health (MOH), Sri Lanka
IIHS Research Roadshow, International Institute of Health Sciences, Sri Lanka
ohumSky, ohum healthcare solutions pvt. ltd., India
National Nutrition Information System(NNIS), National nutrition secretariat of Presidential secretariat, Sri Lanka
Electronic Reproductive Health Management Information System (eRHMIS), Family Health Bureau, Ministry of Health, Sri Lanka
16.30Panel discussion: Funding digital health innovations
Resource persons will be updated soon…
17.30Cocktail Reception
Open to all delegates
18.00Executive Meeting of the Commonwealth Medical Association
by invitation only
Day 2Hall AHall BHall C
08.30Digital Health as an enabler to achieve Universal Health Coverage : Practices, Partnerships and Policy
Dr. Oommen John
President, Indian Medical Informatics Association
Senior Research Fellow, The George Institute for Global Health, India
09.00Global Health Security and the Digital Health Society; From One Planetary Health to Universal Health Coverage 2030
Denis Gilhooly
Executive Director, Global Digital Health Innovation Task Force, UN
USA
09.30The Emerging Field of Public Health Informatics: Implications for Research and Practice
Prof. Sundeep Sahay
Professor, Department of Informatics, University of Oslo
Norway
10.00Global Digital Health Index
Dr. Roshan Hewapathirana
CEO, Health Informatics Society of Sri Lanka
Patrecia Mitchel
Founder Health Enabled
South Africa
10.30Tea
11.00Digitizing Maternal and Child Health Data Flow in Sri Lanka: eRHMIS – Better Information for Better HealthWorkshop on Strengthening Cancer Information Systems in Sri LankaSymposium on Nursing Informatics
Dr Priyanga Senanayake
Registrar in Health Informatics
Postgraduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo and
Family Health Bureau
Ministry of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine,
Sri Lanka
HIMS as a Cancer Information System: Dr Nishan Siriwardena, Registrar in Health Informatics, National Cancer Institute, Maharagama.Opening Remarks/promoting Nursing Informatics in Sri Lanka
Dr Nishan Silva
Director/ Head of Academic Affairs
International Institute of Health Sciences, Sri Lanka
11.30Digital Innovation - Monitoring the Nutrition of Children in the Community Using Mobile TechnologiesLung Cancer Registry: Dr Yamuna Balasooriya, College of Pulmonologists of Sri LankaVideo Message on Nursing Informatics, Dr. Diane J. Skiba – Chairperson, International Medical Informatics Association – Nursing Informatics Special Interest Group (IMIA NI)
Dr. Pamod Amarakoon (Coodinator), District Nutrition Monitoring System Project, Sri LankaICT to improve outcome in Cancer management: Post-op outcome of abdominal cancers - Dr Pubudu de Silva, Consultant Community Physician, Ministry of HealthValue of IMIA NI for a nurse and how to use nursing workload measurement to promote nursing, Dr. Patrick Weber – Vice President, International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA)
12.00Its Your Life – Early Detection of Developmental DisabilitieseIMMR and Cancer Information: Dr Buddika Dayaratne, Registrar in Health Informatics, Medical Statistics Unit, Ministry of Health.COW to NOW : Use of Nursing Informatics in care process, Nadeeka Jayasinghe – Director, Nursing and Promotions - International Institute of Health Sciences, Sri Lanka
Prof. Sam Lingam, Vice President (Europe & UK)
Commonwealth Association for Health and DisabilityPanel discussionFast tracking clinical transformation using nursing informatics Dr. Uma Nambiar
Self-reported eHealth literacy among undergraduate nursing students in Selected Districts of Sri Lanka Shaluni Tissera - Representative of IMIA-NI
Lunch
13.30Symposium on Digital Health for Non-Communicable DiseasesFree paper Symposium 1Symposium on Informatics in Allied Health Training and Laboratory Informatics
Digital Interventions in Cardiovascular Disorders and Diabetes
Dr Sundaram Arulrhaj
Founder Chairman, Commonwealth Health Professionals Alliance
Former President, Commonwealth Medical Association
President, Commonwealth Medical Trust
An ICT based Solution for Prevention of Non Communicable Diseases in Sri Lanka - Nimna Jeewandara (Medical Officer of Health Office , Dodangoda), W.G.C.W KumaraDemonstration of real time collaborative learning (Live demo from IIHS Co-Lab)
Dr. Kithsiri Edirisinghe (Md, Msc, MBBS, Master Trainer)
Cardiometabloic Diseases - Role of Information Technology
Dr Oommen John
President, Indian Medical Informatics Association
Senior Research Fellow, The George Institute for Global Health, India
Forecasting Dengue Outbreaks using Big Data & Machine Learning - Lasantha Fernando (LIRNEasia), Shehan Perera, Sriganesh LokanathanUse of Information Systems in Laboratory settings : The standards and Practices
Dr. Lalan Fernando (MBBS, M Phil, Reading for PhD – HIS)
eNCD Information System in Sri Lanka
Dr Deepal Wijesooriya
eNCD Team, Non Communicable Diseases Unit
Ministry of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine
Sri Lanka
The people with disabilities and older individuals as consumers of digital health informatics in Sri Lanka - Varuni Tennakoon (University of Sri Jayewardenepura), Roshini Peiris-John, Surangi Yasawardene, Rajitha Wickemasinghe, Shanthi Ameratunga
Analog to Digital X-ray - Transformation - Ramasamy, D (Salinee healthcare)
Cloud based ECG visualization and annotation platform - Dr. Ajith Pasqual (SYNERGEN Technlogy Labs), Udari De Alwis, Nuwanthika Rajapaksha, Chandana Munasinghe, Rajitha Karunarathne, Nuwan Sameera 
Automated Vascular Tortuosity Measurement for Early Detection of Diabetic Retinopathy - Anjula Silva, Dulara De Zoysa, Achintha Kondarage, Saroj Jayasinghe
15.00Symposium on Towards an Integrated Digital Health Ecosystem for Sri LankaFree paper symposium 2Symposium on Physiotherapy Informatics
Opening Remarks
Prof. Vajira H. W. Dissanayake
President, Health Informatics Society of Sri Lanka
Acceptability of Electronic Reproductive Health Management Information System (eRHMIS) among Medical Officers of Health - Muditha Liyanagama (trainee in Bioinformatics, PGIM), Achala Jayathilake, Roshan HewapathiranaUse of Mobile apps for clinical practices in Physiotherapy (Demonstration)
IIHS School of Physiotherapy
The Emerging Digital Health Ecosystem in Sri Lanka
Roshan Hewapathirana
Chief Executive Officer
Health Informatics Society of Sri Lanka
Facilitating Information use via user specific Dashboards: The case of Electronic Patient Information Management System at the National Programme for Tuberculosis Control and Chest Diseases - Uthpala Epasinghe (trainee in Bioinformatics, PGIM), Pandula Siribaddana, Nirupa Pallewatte, Pramil LiyanageA framework on “Physiotherapy Informatics”
Ayodhya Karunarathne (Msc,DPHY)
Shaluni Tissera
Representative of IMIA-NI
SLT’s Vision on Smart Health
Yasith Ganearachchi
Deputy General Manager - Network Strategy
Sri Lanka Telecom
National Nutrition Information System: Facilitating the multi-sector nutrition intervention tracking - Chasanthi Pathirana (trainee in Bioinformatics, PGIM)
Developing a Prototype Master Patient Index for Sri Lanka
Prabath Jayatissa
Postgraduate Institute of Medicine
University of Colombo
Developing an Electronic Child Vaccination Record (e-CVR) for Sri Lanka - Dissanayake Mudiyanselage Manoj Asheerwada Dissanayake (trainee in Bioinformatics, PGIM)
Wrap up
Dr Indika Jagoda
Director (Health Information)
Ministry of Health, Nutrition and Indegenous Medicine
Development of Mobile Application Prototype for Prevention and Management of Non-Communicable Diseases and for Health Education regarding Non-Communicable Diseases for Sri Lankan Context - Udara Perera (trainee in Bioinformatics, PGIM)
Multi Agent System: A Novel Method for Diabetic Retinopathy Screening - Lakshika Nanayakkara, Nihal Kodikara, Maduwanthi Dissanayake, Asoka Karunananda
16.30Tea
17.00Commonwealth Digital Health Awards Ceremony & Close of Conference
19.00Cocktail Reception
Day 312th October 2017
Site Visits
Option 1 - A comptuerised District Hospital - Dompe Hospital
Option 2 - A computerised General Hospital - Castle Street Hospital
Option 3 - A computerised Public Health Institution - MOH Office Piliyandala
The participants should select one of the sites