Dr.A.H.H.M. Jayaweera
Head/Senior Lecturer in Paediatrics
Office Address

Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya

Email: heshanjay@gmail.com
Telephone: 0094-81-2396410/11
 
 
   

Educational/professional  Qualifications:

MBBS (SL), MD(Col), DCH(Col), MRCPCH (UK)

 

Other Potions
  • Head, Department Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Peradeniy
  • Secretary, Board of Study in Paediatrics Postgraduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo
  • Council Member, Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians
  • Assistant Editor Sri Lanka Journal of child Health, Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians
 
Potions held
  • Assistant Editor Sri Lanka Journal of child Health 2018
  • Assistant Editor Sri Lanka Journal of Medicine 2018
  • Assistant Secretary Sri Lanka college of Paediaticians 2017-2018
  • Congress Secretary 21st annual Congress of the Sri Lanka College of Paediatrcians
  • Editor Sri Lanka Journal of Medicine 2015- 2017
  • Secretary Peradeniya alumni Association 2012 -2014
  • Congress secretary PeMSAA International Jubilee congress 2012
 
Research Interest
Paediatric Neurology, Nephrology, Neonatology,
 
Other Activities
  • Member of the Student affairs committee
  • Member of the SLCP
  • Member of the Faculty Peer Review committee
 
Publications
  • Jayaweera, H., 2017. Headache in children–a dilemma for parents and practitioners. Sri Lanka Journal of Medicine, 26(2).
  • Thalgahagoda, S., Karunadasa, U., Kudagammana, S., Abeyagunawardena, S., Jayaweera, H. and Abeyagunawardena, A., 2017. Long-term tapering regimen of prednisolone for the initial episode of nephrotic syndrome. Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health, 46(4), pp.331-336
  • Abeyagunawardena, S., Jayaweera, A.H.H.M., Thalgahagoda, R.S., Karunadasa, U.I. and Abeyagunawardena, A.S., 2017. Intravenous pulsed vs oral cyclophosphamide therapy in steroid dependent nephrotic syndrome. Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health, 46(4), pp.317-321.
  • Dharmawardane, H., Abeyagunawardena, S., Karunadasa, U.I., Jayaweera, A.H.H.M. and Abeyagunawardena, A.S., 2017. Efficacy and safety of long-term levamisole therapy in maintaining remission in steroid dependent nephrotic syndrome. Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health46(4), pp.357-361
  • Abeyagunawardena, A.S., Karunadasa, U., Jayaweera, H., Thalgahagoda, S., Tennakoon, S. and Abeyagunawardena, S., 2017. Efficacy of higher-dose levamisole in maintaining remission in steroid-dependant nephrotic syndrome. Pediatric Nephrology, 32(8), pp.1363-1367
  • Jayaweera, H., 2017. What we do now we can do better. Sri Lanka Journal of Medicine, 25(2).
  • Thalgahagoda R, Jayaweera A, Abeyagunawardena S, Karunadasa U, Abeyagunawardena A. Slow Infusion Vs Bolus Injection of Frusemide in Treating Oedema in Nephrotic Syndrome: A Randomised Controlled Trial. International Journal of Scientific Progress and Research (IJSPR). 2017;33(92):7-9
  • Thalgahagoda R, Abeyagunawardena S, Jayaweera A, Kudagammana S, Karunadasa U, Abeyagunawardena A. Intravenous Pulsed Cyclophophamide versus Intrvenous Vincristine Therapy in Steroid Dependent Nephrotic Syndrome: A Randomised Controlled Trial. International Journal of Scientific Progress and Research (IJSPR) 2017;33(92):10-12.
  • Thalgahagoda, S., Abeyagunawardena, S., Jayaweera, H., Karunadasa, U.I. and Abeyagunawardena, A.S., 2017. Pulsed Vincristine Therapy in Steroid-Resistant Nephrotic Syndrome. BioMed Research International, 2017.
  • Sinnarajah, K., Dayasiri, M.B.K.C., Dissanayake, N.D.W., Kudagammana, S.T. and Jayaweera, A.H.H.M., 2016. Rabson Mendenhall Syndrome caused by a novel missense mutation. International journal of pediatric endocrinology, 2016(1), pp.21.
  • Abeyagunawardena, A., Dharmawardena, H., Jayaweera, H. and Abeyagunawardena, S. 2016. Safety profile of long-term levamisole therapy in maintaining remission in steroid dependent nephrotic syndrome. Pediatric Nephrology, 31(10) pp. 1849-1849.
  • Jayaweera, H., 2016. Nutrition of the growing child-It is our call. Sri Lanka Journal of Medicine, 24(2).
  • Dayasiri, M.B.K.C., Kudagammana, S.T., Jayaweera, H.B., Krishnapradeep, S. and Kasthuriarachchi, S., 2016. Kocher-Debre-Semelaigne syndrome: Hypothyroid muscular pseudohypertrophy following athyreosis. Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health, 45(2).
  • Dayasiri, M.K.C., Kudagammana, S.T., Jayaweera, H.B., Krishnapradeep, S. and Kasthuriarachchi, S., 2016. Hereditary ectodermal dysplasia with hypohydrosis: A report of two female siblings with autosomal recessive type inheritance. Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health, 45(3
  • AHHM Jayaweera, AS Abeyagunawardena, Effectiveness and Safety of Cyclosporin A therapy in Steroid Dependent nephritic Syndrome in Childhood. Sri Lanka Journal of Child health 2012; 41(4): 176-179
  • de Alwis, A., de Silva, R., Gunawardena, S., Weerasuriya, D. and Jayaweera, A., 2009. A case of hyper-IgE syndrome. Ceylon Medical Journal, 51(4), pp.149–151.
  • Gunasekera, T., Karunathilake, D., Wickramasinghe, E. and Jayaweera, A.H.H.M., 2008. A rare presentation of tuberculous osteomyelitis in childhood. Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health, 37(2), pp.61–62
 
Presentations

Presented at the Ratnapura Clinical society 2004

  • Rational approach to a child with UTI
  • A child with long standing fever – tuberculosis
  • Childhood Neutropaenia
  • A child with acute loss of vision – devic syndrome

Presented at the Ratnapura Clinical society 2005

  • Child with ambiguous genitalia

Presented at the Ratnapura Clinical society 2006

  • Child with severe failure to thrive
 
   
 
 
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