MARKSS Healthcare partners with Central Hospital for seminar

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MARKSS Healthcare (MARKSS HLC) one of the fastest growing pharmaceutical companies in Sri Lanka, organized a unique thematic discussion for OPD Doctors of the Central Hospital Colombo under the theme “Uncommon causes for common conditions of the heart” recently, a company spokesperson said.

Dr. Hemal Fernando, Senior Consultant and Cardiologist demonstrated different aspects of cardiomyopathy to the OPD doctors, with the aid of the latest web based teaching tools from Harvard School of Medicine, one of the most highly regarded medical schools in the world,

The sessions elaborated on the subject cardiomyopathy, which is often known as “heart muscle disease,” resulting in the deterioration of the function of the myocardium. People with cardiomyopathy are often at risk of arrhythmia or sudden cardiac death or both. The session conducted by Dr. Fernando emphasized on treatment protocols symptoms for diagnosis and Latest information on particular drugs that may cause cardiomyopathy.

Commenting about the event Dr. S. Mahakalanda, Medical Director, MARKSS HLC, “We commend the effort by Dr. Hemal Fernando for delivering a timely address using such modern teaching aid software from Harvard School of Medicine. The session was both interesting and memorable for each of the OPD Doctors of Central Hospital. He successfully opened our eyes to new dimensions of cardiac care; moreover he exposed a whole new avenue of high quality teaching. We at MARKSS Healthcare wish to extend our heartfelt gratitude”.