Resource Person -
Dr. Neil Fernando - Senior Lecturer - Faculty of Medicine, General Sir John Kothelawala Defense University
Dr. Fernando has been involved in the field of Mental Health since 1980. He worked as the consultant psychiatrist in charge at the Forensic Psychiatry Service of the National Institute of Mental Health, Sri Lanka, for more than a decade from 01.12.2003. Dr Neil Fernando is one of the best-known psychiatrists in Sri Lanka today. He is the pioneer in community mental health services in Sri Lanka. He is also a great communicator and has the rare ability to explain complex psychiatric issues in simple language for the layman.