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Prof. Jayasumana authors full chapter in Oxford textbook

7 September 2018 02:57 am - 7     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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Prof Channa Jayasumana of Faculty of Medicine, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka has published a chapter named Chronic Interstitial Nephritis in Agricultural Communities-CINAC in the 4th edition of “Oxford textbook of Clinical Nephrology” updated recently.

This chapter is basically about the epidemic of chronic kidney disease seen in rural agricultural communities in several Asian, Central American and African countries.

Prof. Jayasumana is the first author of the 366th chapter of the latest edition of Oxford textbook of Clinical Nephrology while Prof. Carlos Orantes (El Salvador) and Prof. Marc De Broe (Belgium) are the second and third authors respectively.

This is the first occasion where a Sri Lankan published a full chapter in a prestigious Oxford textbook in the filed of Medicine. Prof. Jayasumana is a fellow of Royal College of Physicians in Edinburgh.

  Comments - 7

  • Lanka Perera Friday, 07 September 2018 02:33 PM

    Congratulations. ..But that does not mean that all research he does with questionable data and outcomes are correct.

    Ruwan Silva Friday, 07 September 2018 02:52 PM

    As far as I know he did not publish any thing unacceptable. If it is questionable to someone better polish his/her own knowledge rather than question others.

    Roshan dodanwela Friday, 07 September 2018 04:02 PM

    All this is very good but has anyone found out the cause or causes of the chronic kidney diseases affecting our farmers? We need solutions and hope his research (assuming it was done properly) inspires others to find solutions to the problem

    Cisco Friday, 07 September 2018 04:41 PM

    Congratulations Professor. Though our gobels do not understand what he says regarding recent kidney disease international intellectuals value his researches.

    rog Friday, 07 September 2018 05:46 PM

    congrats and much appreciated. via DM Android App

    Perumal Saturday, 08 September 2018 07:53 PM

    I do not understand how his feat benefited me or other patients but at least it was good for him I suppose. So congratulations!

    Harini Saturday, 08 September 2018 08:20 PM

    This is a proud moment for Sri Lanka and the distinction of this academic's work. Well done. But did the article state he is the first author of the 366th chapter of this edition of the book? 366th? Really? Must be some book!


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