Nurse and Midwife-2020

Nurse and Midwife-2020

"Reducing Stigma, Increasing Professionalism and Transforming Policy"

About Conference

IIHS kicks of the “Year of the Nurse and Midwife” on the 11th of February 2020 alongside James Cook University (Australia) . The Conference will focus on the “Contemporary image of a Nurse in the first world vs. South Asia; Paradigm shift in the Nursing Profession” and will feature local and international speakers.


Event Schedule

Topic Speaker
Demand and Supply of Nurses in the World Dr. Kithsiri Edirisinghe

Co-Founder, CEO, Director Academic, Strategy & International Affairs International Institute of Health Sciences, Sri Lanka

Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer University of Aberdeen

Current Image vs the Profile of a Nurse in South Asia Ms. Thilanka Jagoda

Nursing Tutor, Nurses Training School, Galle, Sri Lanka

The Development of the Professional Image of a Nurse in Australia Prof. Melanie Birks

Head Nursing and Midwifery- College Healthcare Science, James Cook University

Future of the Nursing Profession in the World Dr. Helena Harrison

Lecturer Nursing and Midwifery- College Healthcare Science, James Cook University

Contribution of Nursing Education to Develop the Image of the Contemporary Nurse Dr. Nihal de Silva

Co- Founder and Dean – International Institute of Health Sciences- Sri Lanka

Former Associate Professor, Stanford University, School of Medicine,

Former Clinical Professor, University of Hawaii, School of Medicine

Contribution of the Private Sector to Improve the Image of Nurse in South Asia Mr. Nadun Rathnayake,

Senior Lecturer, School of Nursing, IIHS