Mrs. K.G.P.H. Kandegedara

Lecturer (Probationary)

Prabuddhika06@gmail.com
+94772375772 | +94712798773


Education

  • M. Phil.
    Rajarata University of Sri Lanka (2020)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Epidemiology
    University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka
  • B.Sc (Honors) in Health Promotion
    Rajarata University of Sri Lanka (2010)

Professional Qualifications

  • Certificate course in Teaching in Higher Education

Memberships of Professional Bodies/Associations

  • Member of the Young Scientific Forum (YSF), National Science and Technology Commission

Research Interests

  • Health Promotion
  • Child Health
  • Adolescent Health
  • School Health and School Health Policies
  • Nutrition
  • Tobacco prevention
  • Alcohol prevention

Teaching Subjects

  • Concept of Health (HPT 1103)
  • Measures of Health (HPT 1209)
  • Future Directions in Health Promotion (HPT 3107)

Positions Held

  • Academic Sub Warden

Current Researches and Projects

Publications

Journals

  • K.G.P.H. Kandegedara, K.M.N. Perera, & G.G.N. Guruge., 2020. Assessment of the Existing School Health Promotion Program in a Selected Educational Zone, Sri Lanka – Cross – Sectional Study. International Journal for Research in Applied Sciences and Biotechnology, 7(1), 13-19. https://doi.org/10.31033/ijrasb.7.1.3

Extended abstract

  • Kandegedara,K.G.P.H,. Fernando, W.M.S. and Guruge, G.N.D., 2011. An intervention to optimize the fulfillment of children needs through strengthening mother, 2nd Annual research session. Rajarata university of Sri Lanka

Abstracts

  • Kandegedara,K.G.P.H,. Fernando, W.M.S. and Guruge, G.N.D., 2012. Effectiveness of health promotion approach in improving maternal Knowledge regarding importance in fulfilling children’s needs in a village in Anuradhapura District: National Science and Technology Commission YSE Symposium, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • Kandegedara,K.G.P.H,. Fernando, W.M.S. and Guruge, G.N.D., 2012. Health promotion approach to optimize the fulfillment of children needs through strengthening mother’s view. In: International ECCD conference, (Organize by ARNEC, National Coalition for ECCD and the World Bank) Indonesia, Jakartha