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Dr RANJIT KANISTA PARAKRAMA ATAPATTU

Background

ATAPATTU, Dr RANJIT KANISTA PARAKRAMA was born on April 29, 1933 in Tangalle, Sri Lanka.

Education

Faculty of Medical, University of Ceylon, 1954-1960, Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery. Spoken languages: Sinhalese, English.

Career

Senior Advisor, Primary Health Care & Chief of Health Cluster, Program Division, United Nations Children's Fund. Minister of Labor & Social Welfare, 1989, Minister of Health, 1982-1989, Minister of Family Health, 1978-1982, Government of Sri Lanka. Vice Chairman, Asian Forum for Population & Development, 1980-1989.

General Medical Practice, Sri Lanka, 1966-1977. Medical Officer, Government of Sri Lanka, 1960-1966.

Membership

Member Sri Lanka Pediatric Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Health, population; tennis, cricket, photography.

Connections

Spouse Dreda, National of Sri Lanka.

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Dreda