The Endocrine Society of Sri Lanka was founded in Colombo in 1979. Today society has been promoted to function as the Sri Lanka College of Endocrinologists (SLCE) to function at a higher framework. This unique expansion to a college was a breakthrough in the history of endocrinology in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka Diabetes Federation (SLDF), the public arm of the SLCE serves the public and initiates public awareness programs and prevention activities.
Sri Lanka College of Endocrinologists (SLCE) provides an opportunity for continuous medical education to its members and medical professionals. The series of monthly clinical meetings focusing on the postgraduates in general medicine and endocrinology had been an uninterrupted educational event since the early 1990s. SLCE is actively engaged in organizing “National Diabetes Walk”, annual island-wide school competitions to commemorate the world diabetes day.
Sri Lanka Journal of diabetes, endocrinology and metabolism (SJDEM) , the biannual official publication of the college which was launched in 2011 and strives to promote and showcase local and international research in the field.
SLCE has boldly undertaken the daunting task of preventing non-communicable diseases in the country by way of carrying out of SLDCi project, which is a three year World Diabetes Federation (WDF) funded programme that aims to develop a comprehensive and holistic national model for prevention and control of diabetes and other CVD risk factors, which would further strengthen and support the existing Primary Health Care (PHC) systems of the country.
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