Sanjiva Wijesinha -writer and physician

Short stories, Travel and Health Information

COVID vaccination – the facts explained

I am taking the liberty of sharing on my web-page this excellent article by Dr Champa Ratnatunga – a Sri Lankan immunologist and senior lecturer working at the Department of … Continue reading

June 6, 2021 · 1 Comment

Urgent – a strategy to control COVID 19 in Sri Lanka

I am sharing this link on my webpage because I am of the opinion that this article should be disseminated to the widest audience possible. It is a timely article … Continue reading

May 21, 2021 · 1 Comment

COVID – The View From the East

Having lived and worked as a surgeon in Hong Kong for many years, I still have friends and colleagues there with whom I keep in regular contact – and I … Continue reading

February 8, 2021 · 1 Comment

Why Wear Masks?

During the several decades that I worked as a hospital doctor, I spent many of my working hours wearing a mask. In my early years, these masks were made of … Continue reading

October 6, 2020 · 1 Comment

Staying Sane in the Covid Era

A few days ago I was privileged to attend a panel discussion entitled ‘Safeguarding Your Mental Health in the Age of Covid 19’. The discussion – taking place via Zoom, … Continue reading

September 8, 2020 · 1 Comment

Surviving the COVID-19 Pandemic

For the past few thousand years, we in South Asia have been greeting each other by touching our own hands together in a respectful Ayubowan or Namasthe greeting rather than … Continue reading

May 7, 2020 · 1 Comment

Injecting Disinfectant

Most folk with even a modicum of medical knowledge would have been appalled by the recent pronouncement of American President Donald Trump that injecting disinfectant into human bodies might be … Continue reading

April 25, 2020
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