News BMJ Group Lifetime Achievement Award

Professor Harendra de Silva

BMJ 2009; 339 doi: (Published 30 December 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b5544

Harendra de Silva is an outstanding paediatrician whose pioneering efforts have helped to create awareness of and tackle child abuse in his home country of Sri Lanka and beyond.

A public campaigner, researcher, and dedicated teacher, Professor de Silva is currently professor and head of the Department of Paediatrics at the University of Kelaniya, in Sri Lanka.

His career includes 26 …

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