WHO Collaborating Center
This recognition for NBTS Sri Lanka, is a result of the strong successful collaborative work with WHO carried out over many years. Declaration of self-sufficiency of blood supply with 100% voluntary, non-remunerated blood donations and hosting of World Blood Donor Day 2014 global event in Sri Lanka with great success was the landmark of this process.
Period of designation commenced on 7th September 2018.
Head of WHO Collaborating Center : Dr. Deepa Saranajeewa (MD, MSc Medical Admin)
Dr. Senarath Jayasekara (MBBS,DTM, MD), Senior Consultant Transfusion Physician
Dr. Jeewaka Galhenage (MBBS, DTM, MD), Consultant Transfusion Physician
Dr. Anoja Herath (MD, DTM, MD Tr.Med) ), Consultant Transfusion Physician
Dr. Kumudu Kuruppu (MD, DTM, MD Tr.Med) ), Act. Consultant Transfusion Physician
Dr. Nandika Somasiri (MBBS, DTM), Senior Medical Officer
Dr. Senal Rupasinghe (MBBS, DTM), Medical Officer In-charge, Donor Section
Dr. Rajitha Siriwardena (MBBS), Medical Officer In-charge, HLA Laboratory
Dr. Priyanga Nugawela (MBBS, DTM), Medical Officer In-charge, TTI Laboratory
Dr. Bandulatha Samarajeewa (MBBS, DTM), Medical Officer In-charge, Reference Laboratory
Dr. Charuni Kohombange (MBBS, DTM), Medical Officer Planning