Research Forums

Use of the best available evidence into health practice improves the quality of healthcare. All healthcare professionals should apply research evidence into their practice to ensure the patents get the maximum benefit of care. BioInquirer annual research forum encourages students to engage in research.

Community Engagement

Community based research helps to identify the existing issues in the ground level. Finding solutions and applying relevant steps to overcome the pre-identified issues are important aspects of community projects. BioInquirer research forum facilitates students to engage and develop their skills.


Continuous professional development is a compulsory requirement in healthcare. Conferences provide health professionals a positive direction for development. BioInquirer creates a platform for healthcare professionals to active , collaborative and enhance their professional development.


Hands on skills are essential for healthcare professionals. Workshops provides intensive educational experience within a short period of time. Technical development can be achieved through workshops. BioInquirer facilitates technical development through organizing range of workshops for healthcare professionals.


International Institute of Health Sciences initiated the BIOINQUIRER as a online magazine to support the knowledge hungry healthcare professionals to publish and gather knowledge about researches done in the health care sector of Sri Lanka. This idea was established by the Academic department of IIHS with the guidance and supervision of Dr. Kithsiri Edirisinghe who initiated the idea of a research ‘INCUBATOR’. The Dean of IIHS has been the hidden force of Bio Inquirer by giving guidance to direct the magazine in the right direction.

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BioInquirer UHC

BioInquirer UHC

Universal health coverage (UHC) is defined as ensuring that all people have access to needed pro-motive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative health services, of sufficient quality to be effective, while also ensuring that....


About Publications Group

The Bioinquirer Research forum through out the years showcased exceptional quality of research publications.  Beginning in 2015 it continues to develop and has successfully surpassed three years since the formation of The Bioinquirer Journal. In line with the research forum the Journal has set a standard for abstracts submitted.  Each year being classified under a theme.

2015- “Inter-Sectoral Collaboration for Healthcare Education & Delivery”

On the 7th Global conference on health promotion, the World Health Organisation identified that ‘Partnership and Inter-Sectoral Actions’ were an essential component of health care delivery.

2016- “Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations”

This year the forum facilitated abstracts categorized under several themes. Nursing, Medical Administration and Policies, Gender equality, Public Health, Biomedical Sciences, Humanitarian issues and Health.

2017- “Universal Health Coverage; Healthcare for All”

Universal Health Coverage is defined as ensuring all people have access to needed promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative health services, of sufficient quality to be effective, while ensuring that people do not suffer financial hardships when paying for these services.

Dr. Kithsiri Edirisinghe

Dr. Kithsiri Edirisinghe (MBBS, MSc, MD (Medical Administration), has over 26 years’ experience in the health industry and over 13 years’ experience in the education industry.

Dr. Edirisinghe has been involved as an academic in healthcare training and development for over a decade, where he p

Dr. Kithsiri Edirisinghe

CEO / Founder
IIHS International Institute of Health Sciences

Dr. Dinusha Kanatiwela

Deputy Head of Academic Affairs
Senior Lecturer

Mr. Indika Koralegedera

Head of School of Physiotherapy
International Institute of Health Sciences

Ms Ayesha Herath

Deputy Head, School of Education
International Institute of Health Sciences