Mr.C.P. Senavirathne

Lecturer (Probationary)

cpchamil@yahoo.com
+94711587459


Education

  • M. Phil. (reading)
    Rajarata University of Sri Lanka
  • B.Sc (Honors) in Health Promotion
    Rajarata University of Sri Lanka (2010)

Professional Qualifications

  • Research Fellow – ASCEND research network – University of Monash, Melbourne, Australia
  • Worked as a consultant in the World Bank
  • Worked as a consultant in the Child Fund Sri Lanka
  • Researcher at the Diabetes Research Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo

Research Interests

  • Health Promotion
  • Behavioural nutrition and physical activities
  • Health promotion approaches to address nutritional policy gaps
  • Early childhood care and development (ECCD)
  • Applying GIS to health promotion interventions

Teaching Subjects

  • -Nutrition and Metabolism – HPT 1306
  • Principles of Evaluation – HPT-2103

Current Researches and Projects

Publications

  • Health promotion approach to improve the physical activities among women in Wilachchiya MOH area. (Best poster presentation at Nutrition session 2013 )
  • Assessing the risk of overweight, obesity , hypertension and diabetes among employees in Kandy district, Sri Lanka ( published scientific session, National Institute of Health Science, 2013)
  • Health Promotion approach to reduce tobacco consumption among men, in low socio-economic groups, in Sri Lanka ( Published in ICDM, Korea 2013, IDF, Melbourne 2013, CCP Sri Lanka 2013) )
  • Health Promotion intervention to improve the skills of controlling dietary pattern among school teachers, Colombo district, Sri Lanka. (Published at ICDM, 2014)
  • Health promotion approach to minimize the NCDs risk among selected communities in Homagama education zone ( Published in KDA 2013 at Seoul in South Korea)
  • Reducing children’s television time and get their participation to improve the knowledge on NCDs in a middle income community, Sri Lanka ( Published at ICDM, 2014, in South Korea)
  • Prevalence and correlations of NCDs Risk factors among public health workers, Central Province, Sri Lanka (NCD forum, National Institute of Health Sciences, Kalutara and accepted by World Diabetes Foundation, Toronto Canada, November, 2015)
  • Observing the differences of obesity pattern and food choices between super market and public markets customers in Kandy District, Sri Lanka (Presented at International Symposium on Diabetes and Nutrition (ISDN, 2015) at Toronto, Canada.
  • Nutrition related behaviors among parents who attended a Health Promotion camp organized by the School Health Club, Sri Lanka. ( Presented at International Symposium on Diabetes and Nutrition (ISDN, 2015) at Toronto, Canada
  • Prevalence of hypertension, overweight, obesity, diabetes and job satisfaction among public health workers, Central Province, Sri Lanka. (World Diabetes Congress-2015 at Vancouver, Canada).
  • Observing the differences of obesity pattern and food choices between super market and public market consumers in Kandy District, Sri Lanka.( Korean Diabetes Association, ICDM 2015, Jejue, South Korea.
  • Association between nutritional status, socio demographic and parental characteristics and consumption of healthy foods among school children in Sri Lanka.
  • Factors associated with physical activities among school children who are studying in a rural district, Sri Lanka.

Full papers

  • Community Based Randomized Intervention to Reduce Modifiable Risk Factors for NCDs among Public Health Teachers, Western Province, Sri Lanka. Prime Research on Medicine (PROM) C.P Senevirathne and P. Katulanda (ISSN: 2315-5302 Vol. 3(1), pp. 124 133, February3rd2014).
  • Prevalence of hypertension, overweight, obesity, diabetes and job satisfaction among public health workers, Central Province, Sri Lanka. (International Journal of Health and Life-Sciences, ISSN 2454-5872)).
  • Nutrition related behaviors among parents who attended a Health Promotion camp organized by the School health Club, Sri Lanka. (International Journal of Technical Research and Applications e-ISSN: 2320-8163).
  • Observing the differences of obesity pattern and food choices between super market and public market consumers in Kandy District, Sri Lanka : Published on International Journal of Scientific and Technical advancement – (ISSN: 2454-1532)
  • Comparison of obesity and hypertension pattern between selected employed and unemployed groups in Kandy District, Sri Lanka (full paper

Books

  • An Author – “Book- Milestones” on Early childhood development.
  • Developed a health promotion manual to “child friendly home project” which was conducted by child development fund project – Trincomalee , 2013
  • Co- Author – Living with diabetes,  Published by the Diabetes Research Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo.