Professor Saroj Jayasinghe

MBBS, MD, MD (Bristol), MRCP (UK) 

  • Head of Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Colombo 
  • Professor, Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Colombo 
  • Honorary Research Associate, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK 
  • Honorary Consultant Physician, National Hospital of Sri Lanka, Colombo


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QUALFICATIONS

  •  MBBS (Upper 2nd Division Honours) University of Colombo - 1979
  •  MD in General Medicine University of Colombo - 1982
  •  MRCP (UK) - 1984
  •  MD by thesis, University of Bristol (UK) – 1990

 Biography

Saroj Jayasinghe is a professor in the Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Colombo, Sri Lanka, and is an honorary consultant physician to the National Hospital of Sri Lanka, Colombo. He is an alumnus of the Faculty and joined the staff as a Lecturer in 1982. He has MBBS (Hon), MD (Colombo), MD (Bristol), FCCP and FRCP (UK). He was the founder Director of the Medical Education Development and Research Centre (MEDARC). His research interests include innovations in clinical teaching, health equity, social determinants of health and application of complexity science to clinical medicine and population health. He currently heads the Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Colombo and co-organizes an interdisciplinary Postgraduate Diploma course in Health Development of the University.

Research interests

Clinical reasoning

Development of a new tool (Clinical Reasoning Map) to represent all complex clinical diagnoses 

Medical education

Assessments in medical education

Blended learning 

Health equity and social determinants of health

Diabetic outcomes and social stratification

Poverty and health

Social welfare and support in chronic illnesses 

Novel concepts

Complexity science in clinical medicine

Complexity science in population health

Systems approach to urban health

 APPOINTMENTS

  • Education  
  • Member - Board of Study (Medicine), Postgraduate Institute of Medicine, l989 – 1995 
  • Member - University Senate, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka 
  • Member - Senate, International Medical University, Malaysia 2008-2009 
  • Member - Academic Council, International Medical University, Malaysia 2008-2009 
  • Fellow - Centre for Medical Education, International Medical University, Malaysia 2008-2009 
  • Examiner - Medicine, Final MBBS, University of Colombo from 1987 onwards 
  • Visiting examiner- Universities of Kelaniya, Ruhuna and Sri Jayawardenapura, Sri Lanka 
  • Examiner - MD (Medicine) and Diploma in Family Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo, l993, 1994 

 Clinical

  • Council Member - Sri Lanka Medical Association, 2010 
  • Council Member - Ceylon College of Physicians, 2010 
  • Member - Clinical Care subcommittee on HIV/AIDS, Ministry of Health, 1996 
  • Member - Drugs Evaluation Committee, Ministry of Health 1994 
  • Member -  Cosmetic, Devices and Drugs Technical Advisory Committee, Ministry of Health, 1992, 1993,1994 
  • Honorary Joint Secretary - Ceylon College of Physicians, 1990, 1991, 1992 
  • Assistant Secretary  (1990)  and Hon. Secretary (1991, 1992) ; Vice President (1995) - Sri Lanka Medical Association (SLMA)
  • Council Member - Gastroenterological and Digestive Endoscopic Society of Sri Lanka

 Research 

  • Senior Researcher - Development Studies Institute of the University of Colombo, 2002-2004 working in the area of health and regional development in the Moneragala District. 
  • Academic coordinator - Health Development and Research Programme (HDRP) of the University of Colombo, and co-organised Postgraduate Diploma course
  • Academic Visitor - Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, November-December 2005. 
  • First Balzan / IISH Fellow - Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London January - February 2006  

Health Policy  

  • Member - Steering Committee of Asia-Pacific HealthGAEN 
  • Temporary Advisor - WHO, Innovations in Primary Health Care. Chiang Mai, Thailand 
  • Tutor - on-line course on Social Determinants of Health conducted by the Peoples University and tutored the on-line course  
  • Tutor - on-line course on Social Determinants of Health for the International Cyber University of Health 
  • Module Coordinator - Postgraduate Diploma in Health Development, University of Colombo, 2010 
  • Member - National Advisory Committee on Clinical Trials 2010 
  • Member - Working Committee on Health Equity of the Sri Lanka Medical Association 2010 
  • Member - Presidential Task Force on Health Policy 1997-1999 
  • Advisor - National Development Council, Sri Lanka Jan 1997-Jan 1999 and 2000 - Jan 2002 
  • Convenor - Health and Social Development Programme, Faculty of Medicine 2002 - 2004 
  • Member - Working Group on Health Inequalities and Social Determinants of Health (Ministry of Health) in Sri Lanka 2006
  • Member - WHO Mission visiting Sri Lanka on Social Determinants of Health. February 2007 
  • Advisory Board for "ECOMED" a journal on Environment and Health published by the Sri Lanka Environment Congress, Nugegoda, 1991, 1992, 1993 
  • Member - Health Sector Reforms Implementation Unit, Ministry of Health 
  • Established the Study Group on Health Inequalities and Social Determinants of Health in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo

 Social responsibility 

  • Director - NEST, an NGO active in community mental health& HIV/AIDS 1991-2001 
  • Trustee - International War-related Trauma and Humanitarian Assistance Trust till 2006
  • Editorial work 
  • Assistant Editor - Ceylon Medical Journal, 1990-1995 (the only medical journal from Sri Lanka cited in PUBMED and MEDLINE)

Awards and Distinctions 

  • Balzan Fellow of the International Institute for Society and Health, University College London, January- February 2006. 
  • Sir Nicholas Attygalle Award for best research paper.  D de Silva, Nimal Kasturiarachchi, Ranil Abeysinghe, Alam Inthikab, Saroj Jayasinghe. Promoting and inhibitory factors for violence directed at others: an ethnographic exploration. 116th Anniversary academic sessions, Sri Lanka Medical Association, March 2003. 
  • EM Wijerama Award for best research paper. Athukorala I, Gunetilleke B, de Abrew K, Jayasinghe S. Footwear and Foot-care in Diabetics: A Preliminary Study.  113th Anniversary academic sessions, Sri Lanka Medical Association, 22-25 March 2000. 
  • WHO Fellowship in Medical Education Fellowship to Malaysia, November 1996, 
  • WHO Fellowship in Medical Education to the Universiti Sains Malaysia, University of Kebangsang, Kuala Lampur, Malaysia, and University of Singapore, 1-14 October 1995. 
  • WHO Fellowship in Medical Education to the School of Medical Education, University of New South Wales, Australia, 5-18 October, 1994.
  • WHO Fellowship in Medical Education, Summer Course in Introduction to Problem Based Learning, 1991 University of Limburg, Maarstrich, The Netherlands.          
  • SE Seneviratne Award I for best research paper: Kuruppuarachchi L, Jayasinghe KSA. Injuries due to sharps in Health Care Workers (HCW): a preliminary report. 105th Anniversary academic sessions, Sri Lanka Medical Association, 1992. 
  • EM Wijerama Award II for best research paper: Rajakanthan K,Weerasooriya P, Hanwella R, Nanayakkara S, Jayasinghe S  Sheriff R. Sexual dysfunction in diabetic males. 104th Anniversary sessions, Sri Lanka Medical Association, 1991. 
  • EM Wijerama Award for best research paper Jayasinghe KSA  Misbah SA, Soosainathan S, Canagasundaram A, De Silva D, Sheriff MHR, Dharmadasa K. Contaminated opium as a source of chronic arsenic poisoning. 96th Anniversary academic sessions, Sri Lanka Medical Association, 1983  
  • Awarded the Commonwealth Scholarship to the U.K. for postgraduate studies from September l983 to April l987, in Hepatology 

Professional Achievements and Activities 

  • 2002 - Fellow of the Ceylon College of Physicians 
  • 1996 - Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (London). RCP 20952 
  • Fully registered with GMC with Specialist Registration in General (Internal) Medicine GMC Registration number 5110419 in the Principal List 
  • Full registration with the Sri Lanka Medical Council (7107) 
  • Full registration with Malaysian Medical Council (45376) 

Supervised Projects 

  • Visual representation of complex clinical diagnoses 
  • Assessments of clinical competence (Mini-CEX) 
  • Blended learning 
  • Programme in Rural Health at Faculty of Medicine, Colombo 
  • Urban Health Programme 
  • Prevalence of diabetes- sugar, money or biological programming 
  • Assessment of cost profile of CKD patients on dialysis, attending the medical wards of NHSL 
  • Development of an election programme on humanities 

Teaching 

Undergraduate education 

  • Wide experience as a clinical teacher at undergraduate level from 1981 in Sri Lanka, UK and Malaysia 
  • Experienced in educational concepts such as Outcome Based Education, Blended Learning, Problem Based Learning, Task Based Learning  

CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT

  • First Director, Medical Education Development and Research Center (MEDARC), Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo 

Postgraduate education 

  • Experience as a clinical teacher at postgraduate levels 
  • Resource person at several postgraduate courses (MD in Medicine) conducted by the Ceylon College of Physicians 
  • Resource person at MRCP (Part 2) PACES course conducted by the International Medical University, Malaysia, August 29-31, 2008 
  • Academic coordinator, Health Development and Research Programme (HDRP), University of Colombo (2003-2005) 
  • Co-organised and one of the main resource persons in the Postgraduate Diploma course in Health Development 
  • Supervision of internees, postgraduate trainees (Registrars and Senior Registrars) 
  • Examiner, MD (Medicine), Postgraduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo 1993, 1994 and Member, Board of Study (Medicine), Postgraduate Institute of Medicine, l989 – 1995
  • Accreditation of senior teachers in higher education
  • Staff Development Centre, University of Colombo

Other activities 

Curriculum Development 

  • Founding director of Medical Education Development and Research Center (MEDARC), Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, l994-5. During this period the Faculty planned and implemented major reforms to its undergraduate medical curriculum that included introduction of Problem Based Learning, Skills Laboratory, Virtual Learning 
  • Development and co-organizing Postgraduate Diploma in Health Development (University of Colombo), which is a multi-disciplinary part-time course of one year 
  • Contributed to the development of a module on Social Determinants of Health for a web-based course conducted by the Peoples University   
  • Contributed to the development of a module on Social Determinants of Health and Health Equity for the International Cyber University of Health  
  • Completed course distant learning course on “Rapid Design of e-Learning Programs” University of South Queensland and Tokyo Development Learning Centre of the World Bank. March-April 2010
  • Other interests and creative work 
  • Has an interest in current affairs, public education, topics related to health and in art. 

Publications 

Postgraduate thesis

  • Thesis on "Observations on the Disposition of Paracetamol in Man" and accepted by the University of Bristol, UK, for the degree of Doctor of Medicine, l990


KEY FIRST AUTHOR PUBLICATIONS

  1. Jayasinghe, S.Complexity Science to Conceptualize Health and Disease: Is It Relevant to    Clinical   Medicine? Mayo Clinic Proceedings. 2012;87(4):314-319 
  2. Saroj Jayasinghe. Erosion of trust in humanitarian agencies: what strategies might help? Global Health Action 2011, 4: 8973 - DOI: 10.3402/gha.v4i0.8973 
  3. Saroj Jayasinghe. Conceptualising population health: from mechanistic thinking to complexity science Emerging Themes in Epidemiology 2011, 8:2. http://www.ete-online.com/content/8/1/2 
  4. Saroj Jayasinghe. Narrowing health inequalities in Sri Lanka: issues and challenges (editorial). Ceylon Medical Journal. 2010; 55:73-76 
  5. Saroj Jayasinghe. Contracts to devolve health services in fragile states and developing countries: Do ethics matter? Journal of Medical Ethics 2009; 35: 552-557 
  6. Saroj Jayasinghe. Faith-based NGOs and healthcare in poor countries: a preliminary exploration of ethical issues. Journal of Medical Ethics. 2007: 33:623-626 
  7. Jayasinghe SA, Atukorala I, Gunethilleke B, Siriwardena V, Herath SC, De Abrew K.Is walking barefoot a risk factor for diabetic foot disease in developing countries? Rural Remote Health. 2007 Apr-Jun;7(2):692 Electronic publication 2007 Jun 15 
  8. Saroj Jayasinghe. Poverty, inequality and health: issues relevant to South 
  9. Jayasinghe S. Clinical Diagnosis - Is there a more rational approach? (Editorial), Ceylon Medical Journal, l989, 34,149-152. 
  10. Jayasinghe KSA, Roberts CJC, Read AE. Is biliary excretion of paracetamol important in man?  British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, l986, 22,363-36 
  11. Jayasinghe KSA. Acetaminophen hepatotoxicity in alcoholics, Annals of Internal Medicine, l986, 105,625-626  (letter) 
  12. Jayasinghe KSA, Mendis BLJ, Mohideen R, Ekanayake R, Sheriff MHR, Dharmadasa K. Medullary sponge kidney presenting as hypokalaemic paralysis. The Postgraduate Medical Journal l984, 60,64-65 
  13. Jayasinghe KSA, Misbah SA, Soosainathan S, Canagasundaram A, De Silva D, Sheriff MHR, Dharmadasa K. Contaminated opium as a source of chronic arsenic poisoning in Sri Lanka, Ceylon Medical Journal, l983, 28,22-27

Books 

  1. Health Sector in Sri Lanka: Issues and Challenges. Health Development and Research Programme of the University of Colombo. 2002 (co-editor and author of several chapters) ISBN: 955-8809-00-4
  2. Reforming a Conventional Medical Curriculum, 2002, Saroj Jayasinghe ISBN: 955-8133-03-5 (author)
  3. A Guide to Problem Based Learning, 2002, Saroj Jayasinghe ISBN:955-8133-02-7 (author)
  4. A Guide to Internship, Saroj Jayasinghe, Sri Lanka Medical Association, 1999. ISBN: 955-9386-04-2 (author)
  5. Recommendations on Internship Training, Sri Lanka Medical Association, 1999 (co-author). ISBN: 955-9386-03-4 
  6. Student Guide to Teaching Methods. Faculty of Medicine, Colombo.1997, (co-author). ISBN: 955-9021-04-4 

MONOGRAPHS AND OTHER PUBLICATIONS  
  1. Report of study on “Caring for the Long Term Mentally Ill in the Community: Impacts, needs and options for interventions". National Council for Mental Health. 2002 (researcher and co-editor of monograph). 
  2. Report on Reviewing/Compiling Existing Data on the Social/Economic and Health Aspects of HIV/AIDS for Advocacy Activities, Saroj Jayasinghe, A. de Silva Project carried out for the National STD/AIDS control programme funded by WHO, 1998 (co-author) 
  3. Health Effects of Vehicular Emissions in Colombo, Sunil Chandrasiri, Saroj Jayasinghe, Working paper no: 9805, UCISS, Project Working paper series, December 1998 (co-author) 
  4. Health Effects of Vehicular Emissions in Colombo, Report to Environment Action 1 Project, sponsored by Ministry of Forestry & Environment & World Bank, 1998 (co-author) 
  5. The Presidential Task Force: Proposals for Reforms in the Health Sector, 1998 (unpublished document), co-author and member of editorial committee 
  6. Working paper: Strategies for Developing the Health Sector of Sri Lanka: 17, January 1997 (co-author) 
  7. Report Socioeconomic Dimensions of HIV / AIDS in Sri Lanka, 1996, UNDP, (co-author)  

BOOKLETS 

  1. GIT Module Handbook for Students which includes several new features such as description of topics, diseases and "mind maps" 
  2. Report of the Committee on National Health Policy and Medical Education, appointed by HE the President and chaired by Professor Carlo Fonseka. March 1997 
  3. Report of the Medical Education Fellowship to Malaysia, 1996, Medical Education Development and Research Centre, University of Colombo. 
  4. Report of the Medical Education Fellowship to Malaysia and Singapore, 1995, Medical Education Development and Research Centre, University of Colombo. 
  5. The Medical Curriculum, 1995, Medical Education Development and Research Centre, University of Colombo. 
  6. Report of the Australian Fellowship Team, October 1994. Medical Education Development and Research Centre, University of Colombo. 
  7. Co-authored with numerous authors of the Expert Committee on Snake bite Sri Lanka Medical Association: "Snake - bite, prevention and first aid", Sri Lanka Medical Association (SLMA), 1994. 
  8. Report of the Workshop on "Development of Curricular Strategies to Achieve the Educational Objectives of the Faculty of Medicine, 1991, University of Colombo. 
  9. Seneviratne R De A, Jayasinghe S, Jayakody L, Mendis N, Kodagoda N. ROME SERIES-1, Consultation on Development of Educational Objectives, Faculty of Medicine, 1991 

CHAPTERS IN BOOKS / MONGRAPHS 

  1.  “Achieving health for all: from social determinants to climate change to complexity science”. Proceedings of the Theme Seminar on Addressing the Social and Environmental Determinants of Health. Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science. 2010. 
  2. Report of WHO study on "Continuing Professional Development" (author of chapter), 2003. 
  3. Comprehensive Care for the Elderly in Sri Lanka, section of chapter, Community Mental Health Care: Issues and challenges. Conference Proceedings of the International Conference on Mental Health and Psychiatry, Published by Sahanaya National Council for Mental Health 2002. Chief Editor: T. Varugunam 
  4. Contribution of Science and Technology Towards the Development of the Health Sector in Sri Lanka. Nalaka Mendis and Saroj Jayasinghe. Science and Technology in National Development: Concept Papers and Conference programme, NASTEC, August 2000. 
  5. Suicide Prevention: Meeting the challenge together, Orient Longman Press, Hyderabad, 2003, Ed. Lakshmi Vijayakumar. Co-author, chapter on "Suicide in Sri Lanka", pages 178-190. ISBN 81 250 2487 5                               
  6. The Economics of HIV and AIDS, The case of South and South East Asia, Oxford University Press, Delhi, 1997, Ed. David G. Bloom, Peter Goodwin. Co-author, chapter on “Socio-economic dimensions of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Sri Lanka”, pages 155-263. ISBN 019564150-7
  7. Chapter on Emergencies in Tropical Medicine: Management of Severe Malaria: in CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE 1995, Ceylon College of Physicians, Editors: Devaka Fernando, Kusum de Abrew, Rezvi Sheriff.
  8. Excellence in clinical case presentation in medicine 51+ Examination cases illustrated First edition: 6 chapters by S Jayasinghe ISBN 978-967-11018-0-3 

 PRENTATIONS OF RESEARCH PAPERS AT CONFERENCES AND MEETINGS OF PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS WHICH WERE PUBLISHED AS ABSTRACTS

Clinical Medicine 

SLMA 

  1. Perera KYS, Jayasinghe S. Quality of life in diabetic patients with foot ulcers. 42nd Asia Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health Conference, Bali, Indonesia. Nov 2010 (Poster) 
  2. Seneviratne M, Ariyaratne M, Perera YS, Jayasinghe S.  Site of snake bite and potential for prevention with footwear. 42nd Asia Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health Conference, Bali, Indonesia. Nov 2010 (Poster) 
  3. The characteristics of persons with diabetes mellitus in the Kalutara District. De Silva AP, De Silva SHP, Rajapakse LC, Jayasinghe S, Katulanda P, Wijeratne CN, Wijeratne S. 123rd Anniversary academic sessions of the Sri Lanka Medical Association, June 2010 (Poster) 
  4. Rodrigo A, Weeratunga J, Nirilella S , Saroj Jayasinghe.  Malnutrition in a tertiary care hospital: a preliminary study. 117th Anniversary academic sessions of the Sri Lanka Medical Association, March 2004 
  5. Saroj Jayasinghe, KLADT Ranasinghe, MDA Rodrigo, AADCJ Weerathunga, Pubudu de Silva. Cracked skin of feet in an urban population . 36th Annual Academic Sessions of the Ceylon College of Physicians, 2-4th October 2003 
  6. Saroj Jayasinghe D de Silva, Rohini de Alwis Seneviratne, Pubudu de Silva, Mahima Abeyratne, Dilantha Rajapakse, Sumedha Sellahewa, Nalaka Mendis. Changing patterns in Deliberate Self-Harm (DSH): Experience from a tertiary care hospital in Sri Lanka. 36th Annual Academic Sessions of the Ceylon College of Physicians, 2-4th October 2003 
  7. D de Silva, Ranil Abeysinghe, Nimal Kasturiarachchi, Inthikab Allam, Saroj Jayasinghe. An ethnographic inquiry of families bereaved by suicides. International Conference on Psychiatry, Colombo. 17 August 2003 
  8. D de Silva, , Rohini de Alwis Seneviratne, Pubudu de Silva,  Mahima Abeyratne, Dilantha Rajapakse, Saroj Jayasinghe, Nalaka Mendis. Interventions to prevent suicides in Sri Lanka: a randomized control trial. International Conference on Psychiatry, Colombo. 17 August 2003 
  9. D de Silva, , Rohini de Alwis Seneviratne, Pubudu de Silva,  Dilantha Rajapakse, Saroj Jayasinghe, Nalaka Mendis. Suicidal behaviour in patients and their close relatives. International Conference on Psychiatry, Colombo. 17 August 2003 
  10. D de Silva, Saroj Jayasinghe, Rohini de Alwis Seneviratne, Pubudu de Silva, Mahima Abeyratne, Dilantha Rajapakse, Sumedha Sellahewa, Nalaka Mendis Changing patterns in Deliberate self-harm: experience from a tertiary care hospital in Sri Lanka. International Conference on Psychiatry, Colombo. 17 August  2003 
  11. D de Silva, Eshan Peiris, Pubudu de Silva, S Jayasekara, Rohini Seneviratne, Saroj Jayasinghe, Nalaka Mendis. Characteristics of deliberate self-harm (DSH) admitted to National Hospital Colombo. 116th Anniversary Academic Sessions of the Sri Lanka Medical Association, March 2003 
  12. D de Silva, Nimal Kasturiarachchi, Ranil Abeysinghe, Alam Inthikab, Saroj Jayasinghe. Gender issues in suicidal behavior: an ethnographic exploration. 116th Anniversary Academic Sessions of the Sri Lanka Medical Association, March 2003 
  13. D de Silva, Nimal Kasturiarachchi, Ranil Abeysinghe, Alam Inthikab, Saroj Jayasinghe. Promoting and inhibitory factors for violence directed at others: an ethnographic exploration. (Sir Nicholas Attygalle Award). 116th Anniversary Academic Sessions of the Sri Lanka Medical Association, March 2003 
  14. Saroj Jayasinghe, P L Athapattu, A P de Silva, S Mathanakumara, E R JanszManioc leaves: a potential goitrogen in Moneragala district? 116th Anniversary Academic Sessions of the Sri Lanka Medical Association, March 2003 
  15. Saroj Jayasinghe, Pubudu de Silva, Vinod Elangasinghe, Indika Meegahawaththa, S MathankumaraCracked skin of feet: an ignored entity from rural Sri Lanka? 116th Anniversary Academic Sessions of the Sri Lanka Medical Association, March 2003 
  16. D de Silva, Nimal Kasturiarachchi, Ranil Abeysinghe, Inthikab Alam, Nilanga Abeysinghe, Saroj Jayasinghe. Risk and protective factors in deliberate-self-harm, an ethnographic exploration. Sri Lanka Medical Association 2002 and International Conference on Mental Health and Psychiatry, 4th-7th April 2002, Colombo Sri Lanka. 
  17. Kottegoda R, Jayasinghe S. A user-friendly computer programme for managing information in diabetic clinics. A preliminary study. 115th Anniversary Academic Sessions. Sri Lanka Medical Association 2002 (Poster). 
  18. Siriwardena KDVP, Gunawardena C, Jayasinghe S. Does footwear prevent foot ulcers in Diabetics? A preliminary study. 115th Anniversary Academic Sessions Sri Lanka Medical Association 2002 (Poster).
  19. Katulanda P, Jayasinghe S. Gunawardena S, Weerasinghe A. Usefulness of C reactive protein (CRP) in prognosis of Dengue: A preliminary study 115th Anniversary Academic Sessions. Sri Lanka Medical Association 2002 (Poster). 
  20. D de Silva, Nimal Kasturiarachchi, Ranil Abeysinghe, Inthikab Alam, Nilanga Abeysinghe, Saroj Jayasinghe. Risk and protective factors in deliberate-self-harm, an ethnographic exploration. Sri Lanka Medical Association 2002, (Poster). 
  21. Charles Anthonypillai, Saroj Jayasinghe. Insulin storage at home: is it effective? 115th Anniversary academic sessions of the SLMA, 21-24 March 2002. 
  22. Fernando WJR, Jayasinghe S. Underwear of Sri Lankan infants: is there an effect on groin temperature? 114th Anniversary academic sessions of the SLMA, 21-24 March 2001. 
  23. Anthonypillai CN, de Abrew K, Jayasinghe S. A study of insulin use at home. 114th Anniversary academic sessions of the SLMA, 21-24 March 2001. 
  24. Ariyaratne KAM, Jayasinghe S, Abeywickrama I. Sero-prevalence of HIV and other sero-markers of risk behavior among National Hospital patients. 114th Anniversary academic sessions of the SLMA, 21-24 March 2001. 
  25. Mendis S, Widyaratne T, Rajapakse S, Jayasinghe S. The Prevalence of Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs) in Sri Lanka: Preliminary Report from a Database of Community Surveys. 113th  Anniversary academic sessions of the SLMA, 22-25 March 2000
  26. Athukorala I, Gunetilleke B, de Abrew K, Jayasinghe S. Footwear and Foot-care in Diabetics: A Preliminary Study.  113th Anniversary academic sessions of the SLMA, 22-25 March 2000 (won the EM Wijerama Award for this paper).
  27. Selvarajah M, Chandrathilake G, Jayasinghe S. Sharps injuries (SI) in Health Care Workers (HCW) revisited. Abstracts, 113th Anniversary academic sessions of the SLMA, 22-25 March 2000. 
  28. Jayasinghe KSA, de Silva A, Mahal A, Bloom D. Should Sri Lankan hospitals switch to disposable syringes and needles? Second International Conference on Scientific Basis of Health Services, Amsterdam, 5-8 October 1997 
  29. Jayasinghe KSA, De Silva D, Mendis N. The present status of Evidence Based Medicine (EBM): How relevant is it for developing countries? Second International Conference on Scientific Basis of Health Services, Amsterdam, 5-8 October 1997 
  30. Alles, HK, Gunawardena N, Kularatne SAM, Bandara S, Perera KUC, Arambepola M, Sheriff MHR, Carter R, Jayasinghe S, Mendis K. Plasmodium vivax malaria: Is it still benign? 109th Anniversary Academic Sessions Sri Lanka Medical Association 1995, 20th - 24th March l996. 
  31. Alles HK, Jayasinghe S, Bandara S, Gunawardana N, Gunawardana K, Sheriff R, Carter R, Mendis KN, Anaemia associated with malaria infection in Sri Lanka: clinical and biochemical aspects. Proceedings of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, 51st Annual Sessions, November 1995. 
  32. Wattavidanage J, Perera L, Alles H, Bandara S, Jayasinghe S, Mendis K, Carter R, Premawansa S. TNF allele polymorphism and disease severity of P. falciparum malaria in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, 51st Annual Sessions, November 1995.
  33. Alless HK, De Silva D, Sheriff MHR, Carter R, Mendis KN, Jayasinghe KSA. Liver cell dysfunction in malaria: a preliminary report. Colombo Medical School 125 Anniversary International Medical Congress, 23rd - 29th July 1995. 
  34. Alless HK, Jayasinghe S, De Silva D, Sheriff R, Bandara S, Wakista P, Gunawardana N, Gunawardana K, Carter R, Mendis KN. A study of clinical and biochemical features in severe and complicated malaria infection in Sri Lanka. 108th Anniversary Academic Sessions of SLMA, 22-28th March l995 
  35. Alless HK, Gunawardana N, Gunawardana K, Perera KUC, Arambepola M, Amunugama S, Bandara S, Wakista P, Mendis KN, Jayasinghe KSA. Malarial morbidity and mortality at the General Hospital, Anuradhapura. 108th Anniversary Academic Sessions Sri Lanka Medical Association 1995, 22nd - 28th March l995. 
  36. Alless HK, Jayasinghe S, De Silva D, Naotunne T, Handunnetti S, Carter R, Sheriff R, Mendis KN. The development of a scoring system to assess the severity and complications of malaria. 108th Anniversary Academic Sessions Sri Lanka Medical Association 1995, 22nd - 28th March l995. 
  37. Jayasinghe S, Lanerolle RD, Sheriff MHR. Is decreased sweating a feature of chronic renal failure? 108th Anniversary Academic Sessions Sri Lanka Medical Association 1995, 22nd - 28th March l995. 
  38. Alless HK, de Silva D, Naotunne TDS, Pathirana PPSL, Jayasinghe S, Sheriff MHR, Mendis KN. Atypical presentation of malaria in Sri Lanka associated with chloroquine resistance, Proceedings of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, Golden Jubilee Session, Dece. 1994 
  39. Ismail MM, Jayakody L, Nirmalan, N, Jayasinghe S, Rajaratnam HN, Perera CS, Amarasekara N, Sheriff R. Safety study in humans on the use of combinations of albendazole with ivermectin or diethylcarbamazine (DEC). Proceedings of the Sri Lanka Assocaition for the Advancement of Science, Golden Jubilee Session,    December 1994. 
  40. Kumaradharmasena USP, Weerasinghe A, Jayasinghe S, Goonawardena R, Mendis KN, Gamma-delta T cells implicated in gastrointestinal pathology in acute febrile diseases. Proceedings of the Annual Academic Sessions, Sri Lanka College of Microbiologists, 16-17 September 1994. 
  41. Atukorale TMS, de Silva LDR, Jayasinghe KSA. Lipid patterns and dietary habits of adolescent males in Sri Lanka, XV Congress of Nutrition, September 1993, Adelaide, Australia. 
  42. Rahulla S, Jayasinghe KSA, Disposal of sharps by outpatient department (OPDs) in a sample of government hospitals around Colombo (poster). 106th Anniversary Academic Sessions Sri Lanka Medical Association 1993, 27th March l993. 
  43. Jayasinghe KSA, John PN, de Abrew K, Fernando S, Mendis L, Sheriff MHR. Hepatitis C virus infection in risk groups: a preliminary report. 106th Anniversary Academic Sessions SLMA l993, 27th March l993. 
  44. Mendis L, Fernando CRS, de Abrew K, Jayasinghe KSA, Jayawardena, KR, Nanayakkara HA. Markers of Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) infection in insulin dependent diabetics, 3rd Western Pacific Congress on Chemotherapy and Infection, 6 - 9 December, 1992, Bali, Indonesia. 
  45. Sheriff R, de Abrew K, Jayasekara G, Fernando R, Attygalla, GM, Nanayakkara S, De Mel CP, Jayasinghe S, Ransi W, Peiris A, Mahametha U, Anpalahan M, Rajapakse L, Sheriffdeen AH. Living Related Donor Kidney Transplantation in Sri Lanka, Transplantation Proceedings, October 1992. 
  46. Kuruppuarachchi L, Jayasinghe KSA, Sheriff MHR. Use of International non-proprietary nomenclature (INN) and proprietary terms for drugs in General Hospital, Colombo. 105th Anniversary Academic Session Sri Lanka Medical Association (SLMA) l992, 27th March, l992. 
  47. Kuruppuarachchi L, Jayasinghe KSA. Injuries due to sharps during surgery: a preliminary report. 105th Anniversary Academic Session Sri Lanka Medical Association l992, 26th March 1992. 
  48. Kuruppuarachchi L, Jayasinghe KSA. Injuries due to sharps in Health Care Workers (HCW): A preliminary report. 105th Anniversary Academic Session Sri Lanka Medical Association l992, 26th March l992. 
  49. Fernando CRS, de Abrew K, Jayasinghe KSA, Mendis LN, Jayawardena KR, Nanayakkara HA. The prevalence of hepatitis B infection in insulin dependant diabetics attendance General 0Hospital, Colombo, 105th Anniversary Academic Session Sri Lanka Medical Association l992, 26th March l992.
  50. Anpalahan M, Dhammika Manike AMS, De Mel C, Jayasinghe KSA, Nanayakkara S, Sheriff MHR, Sheriffdeen. Erythrocytosis following renal transplantations, 104th Anniversary Academic Sessions of the Sri Lanka Medical Association, l991. 
  51. Jayawickrama SR, Angunawela P, Anpalahan M, Dhammika Manike A, de Mel C, Nanayakkara S, Jayasinghe KSA, Sheriff MHR. Renal biopsies in SLE - Clinical and pathological correlation. 104th Anniversary Academic Sessions of the Sri Lanka Medical Association, l991. 
  52. Rajakanthan K, Weerasoriya P, Gunatilleke N, Hanwella R, Nanayakkara S, Jayasinghe S, Sheriff R. Prevalence of autonomic neuropathy in a selected group of male diabetics 104th Anniversary Academic Sessions of the Sri Lanka Medical Association 29th March, l991. 
  53. Rajakanthan K, Weerasoriya P, Hanwella R, Nanayakkara S, Jayasinghe S, Sheriff R. Sexual dysfunction in diabetic males, 104th Anniversary  Academic Sessions of the Sri Lanka Medical Association, 29th March l991. 
  54. Jayasinghe KSA, Roberts CJC, Read AE. Effect of typhoid vaccination on the glucuronidation and sulfation of acetaminophen, 12th International Congress for Tropical Medicine and Malaria, Amsterdam, The Netherlands l988. 
  55. Jayasinghe KSA, Roberts CJC, Read AE. Biliary excretion of paracetamol, 101th Anniversary sessions, Sri Lanka Medical Association, l988. 
  56. Jayasinghe KSA, Roberts CJC, Read AE. The biliary excretion of paracetamol in man. British Journal  of Clinical Pharmacology l986, 21, 604P. 
  57. Sheriff MHR, De Mel CP, Wijesiriwardena BC, Jayasinghe KSA, Dharmadasa K. Immediate prognosis of patient undergoing acute peritoneal dialysis. 97th Anniversary, Sri Lanka Medical Association, 1984. 
  58. Sheriff MHR, Welihinda J, Karunanayake EH, Lankachandra B, Jayasinghe KSA., Dharmadasa K. Would Karawila (Momordica Charantia) help diabetic patients? 97th Anniversary   sessions Sri Lanka Medical Association l984. 
  59. Wijesiriwardena BC Jayasinghe KSA, , Sheriff MHR, Dharmadasa K Precipitating factors in bronchial asthma. 97th Anniversary   sessions Sri Lanka Medical Association l984. 
  60. De Mel CP, Jayasinghe KSA, Sheriff MHR, Dharmadasa K. An assessment of the renal biopsy technique in the University Medical Unit, Colombo. 96th Anniversary sessions,  Sri Lanka Medical Association l983. 
  61. De Mel CP, Jayasinghe KSA, Jayaratne N, De Silva SP,Sheriff MHR, Dharmadasa K. A preliminary survey of applications of ultrasonography in the University Medical Unit, General Hospital, Colombo. 96th Anniversary sessions, Sri Lanka Medical Association l983. 
  62. De Mel CP, Misbah SA, Amarasekara LR, Jayasinghe KSA, Sheriff MHR, Dharmadasa K. Hepatic granulomata presenting as pyrexia of unknown origin, 96th Anniversary sessions, Sri Lanka Medical Association l983. 
  63. Wijesiriwardena BC, Jayasuriya UKM, Samrasekara, DN, Jayasinghe KSA, Sheriff MHR, Dharmadasa K. Aggravating and relieving factors in Irritable Bowel Syndrome. 96th Anniversary sessions, Sri Lanka Medical Association, l983. 
  64. Jayasinghe KSA, Wijesiriwardena BC, de Mel CP, Sheriff MHR, Dharmadasa K. A preliminary report on lower urinary tract inflammation in post-dysenteric arthritis 96th Anniversary sessions, Sri Lanka Medical Association, l983. 
  65. Jayasinghe KSA  Misbah SA, Soosainathan S, Canagasundaram A, De Silva D, Sheriff MHR, Dharmadasa K. Contaminated opium as a source of chronic arsenic poisoning. 96th Anniversary sessions, Sri Lanka Medical Association, l983.

Medical Education  

  1. Jayasinghe Saroj, Perera, YS. Ranasinghe, H.M, Samarakoon P.S.M.J.U, de Abrew K.A.G,  Ponnamperuma G. Clinical Reasoning  Maps©: student perceptions of a novel tool to learn complex clinical cases. 6th Congress of the Asian Medical Association. IMU. Malaysia. March 2011.  
  2. Network Diagrams and complex clinical cases: A study on learning and perceptions among fourth-year medical students (oral presentation) 8TH Asia Pacific Medical Education Conference (APMEC) 26-30 January 2011, Singapore. (Page 79 Abstract Book)     
  3. Clinical Reasoning Map©: A new tool to aid learning in the clinical environment 8TH Asia Pacific Medical Education Conference (APMEC) 26-30 January 2011, Singapore. (Poster) Perera YS, Ibrahim S ,Maithripala C, Solangaarachchi, Sumathipala PSS, Ponnamperuma G, Jayasinghe S. How useful are network diagrams to understand complex clinical cases. 123rd Annual Scientific Sessions of the Sri Lanka Medical Association, June 2010 (PP) 
  4. Perera KYS, Maithripala C Jayasinghe S.Network diagrams to depict complex clinical cases: Basic concepts and student perceptions. 7th Asia Pacific Medical Education Conference. February 2010. Singapore. (poster) 
  5. How useful are network diagrams to understand complex clinical cases? Perera YS, Ibrahim S ,Maithripala C, Solangaarachchi, Sumathipala PSS, Ponnamperuma G, Jayasinghe S. 123rd Anniversary Academic Sessions of the Sri Lanka Medical Association, June 2010 (poster) 
  6. Perera KYS, Maithripala C Jayasinghe Saroj.Network diagrams to depict complex clinical cases: Basic concepts and student perceptions.  7th Asia Pacific Medical Education Conference. February 2010. Singapore. (poster) 
  7. Jayasinghe S.Network diagrams to depict complex clinical diagnoses: a simple tool to improve clinical thinking 14th International Conference on Thinking. KLCC, Kuala Lumpur. 22-26 June 2009.  
  8. Jayasinghe S, Kew ST, Chin SP, Khajotia R. Tai KS, Cheong SK, Das Gupta E, Koh KC and Morad Z.  Mini –CEX or the ‘Long-Case’? Student perceptions of a new formative assessment at IMU Clinical School. 6th  International Medical Education Conference 2009, Kuala Lumpur, 1-4 April 2009 (poster) 
  9. Mini-CEX: Inter-examiner Variability and a comparison with ‘Long-Case’ performance. Jayasinghe S, Tai KS, Kew ST, Cheong SK, Das Gupta E, Khajotia R, Koh KC, Chin SP, Morad Z. International Medical University of Ireland (IMU Partner Medical School) 6th  International Medical Education Conference 2009, Kuala Lumpur, 1-4 April 2009. (poster) 
  10. How significant is the parental history of diabetes ? clinical realities and student perceptions. Mok Meng Loong, Mechale Ngu Dau Bing, Lim Poh Khuen, Ling Hui Juin, Surendran Salvanayagam and Saroj Jayasinghe. 6th  International Medical Education Conference 2009, Kuala Lumpur, 1-4 April 2009. (poster) 
  11. Are Students ‘blending’ their learning? A pilot study of IT use by Medical Students at IMU. Jayasinghe S Ching D, Menon V, Tai KS and  Kew ST. 6th  International Medical Education Conference 2009, Kuala Lumpur, 1-4 April 2009. (poster) 
  12. Writing discharge summaries in mother tongue: Does it improve knowledge of illness and medication? Perera KYS, Ranasinghe P, Adikari AMMC, Balagobi B, Constantine GR and Jayasinghe S. 6th  International Medical Education Conference 2009, Kuala Lumpur, 1-4 April 2009. 
  13. Jayasinghe S, Kew ST, Cheong SK, Das Gupta E, Khajotia R, Tai KS, Koh KC, Morad, Z. Chin SP.Student perception of a modified Mini-CEX during clinical clerkships: a pilot study. International Conference on Education in the Health Sciences, 1-3 October 2008, University of Philippines Manila, Manila, Philippines (poster) 
  14. Jayasinghe S Net Gen and medical schools: Is ‘connectivism’ and ‘blended learning’ the answer?, International Conference on Education in the Health Sciences, 1-3 October 2008, University of Philippines Manila, Manila, Philippines (poster) 
  15. Jayasinghe S Analysing the Winds of Change: The ‘Colombo Model’ for Reforms, 2008 the International Medical Education Conference, Malaysia 2008:  
  16. Perera H, Goonaratna C, Jayasinghe S. Developing a behavioural sciences curriculum for undergraduates: an innovative method. International conference on Curriculum change in Medical Schools 2002, 30 June - 2 July 2002. 
  17. Fernando D, Samarasinghe D, Jayasinghe S, Rajapakse L. Developing a community health curriculum for medical undergraduates: experience from the University of Colombo. International conference on Curriculum change in Medical Schools 2002, 30 June - 2 July 2002. 
  18. Jayasinghe Saroj, de Silva D, de Silva Pubudu, Peiris Eshan and Perera Bathika. Learning environment of medical undergraduates in Sri Lanka: a preliminary study International conference on Curriculum Change in Medical Schools 2002 (Poster). 
  19. Jayasinghe Saroj, de Silva D. Learning environment of medical undergraduates in Colombo. A preliminary study. 115th Anniversary Academic Sessions Sri Lanka Medical Association 2002 (Poster). 
  20. D de Silva, Saroj Jayasinghe, Inthikab Alam. A Physical punishment of school children: A quantitative and qualitative study. A preliminary study. 115th Anniversary Academic Sessions Sri Lanka Medical Association 2002 (Poster). 
  21. Balasuriya C, Dharmawardena D, Rajapakse L, Jayasinghe S. Approaches to Learning and Examination Performance. 113th Anniversary academic sessions of the SLMA, 22-25 March 2000. 
  22. Jayasinghe KSA, Seneviratne R de A. IQ tests and the performance at the Final MBBS examination: a preliminary report. 106th Anniversary Academic Sessions, Sri Lanka Medical Association l993, 27th March l993. 
  23. Jayasinghe KSA, Nanayakkara S, de Mel CP, Sheriff MHR.  A pilot study to compare the objective structured clinical examinations (OSCE) and the final MBBS (FMBBS) clinical examination. 106th Anniversary Academic Sessions Sri Lanka Medical Association l993, 27th March l993. 
  24. Medical student research output in a developing country: Where has all the research gone? Atukorala KR, Sumanasekara DR, Wickramasinghe KH, Ratnayake GM, Jayasena GM, Weeratunga PN, Wickramasinghe SI, Jayasinghe S. Med Teach. 2012;34(11):998. doi: 10.3109/0142159X.2012.716875. Epub 2012 Aug 30

Health Policy and Public Health 

  1. Perera YS,  Jayasinghe S. Language use in food labels and health literacy: Why only in English? 8TH Asia Pacific Medical Education Conference (APMEC) 26-30 January 2011, Singapore. (Poster)    
  2. Ranasinghe HM, Perera KYS, Jayasinghe S. Prevalence of diabetes: sugar, money or biological programming? 42nd Asia Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health Conference, Bali, Indonesia. Nov 2010 (PP) 
  3. Perera KYS, Jayasinghe S. Does the language used in labeling of food matter? 42nd Asia Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health Conference, Bali, Indonesia. Nov 2010 (PP) 
  4. do social factors play a role in primi-gravids? 42nd Asia Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health Conference, Bali, Indonesia. Nov 2010 (PP) 
  5. Jayasinghe S, Wijayaratne D, Perera KYS. Sri Lanka’s rapid mortality decline: Did social determinants play a role? 42nd Asia Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health Conference, Bali, Indonesia. Nov 2010 (PP) 
  6. Nov 2010 (PP)De Silva AP, Amarasinghe A, Jayasinghe S, Ratnayake RMSK. A well men clinic in primary health care setting. 121st Annual Academic Sessions of Sri Lanka Medical Association, Colombo, Sri Lank, 19th – 22nd March 2008. Ceylon Medical Journal 2008;53 (supplement 1):18. 
  7. De Silva AP, Jayasinghe S. A case study on education, training and skill mix of primary healthcare workers of Sri Lanka. First Global Forum on Human Resources for Health, Kampala, Uganda, 2nd to 7th March 2008. 
  8. De Silva AP, Jayasinghe S, Rathnayaka RMSK. A preliminary study on pre-pregnancy risk factors among newly married couples presenting to Medical Officer of Health, Arachchikattuwa. 12th Annual Academic Sessions of the College of Community Physicians of Sri Lanka, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 21st – 23rd September 2007. 
  9. De Silva AP, Jayasinghe S, Ratnayake RMSK. A descriptive study on pre-pregnancy risk factors among newly married couples presenting to Medical Officer of Health, Arachchikattuwa. 120th Annual Academic Sessions of Sri Lanka Medical Association, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 21st – 24th March 2007. 
  10. De Silva AP, Jayasinghe S, Rathnayaka RMSK, Wijegunarathna B. Improving attendance at a well women clinic: Experience from Arachchikattuwa. Research Forum on Women’s Health Issues, Sri Lanka Medical Association, 27th March 2006. 
  11. Cooray J, De Silva AP, Jayawardene M, Nandika D, Chandrasiri S, Jayasinghe S. Direct medical cost of bronchial asthma. 19th Annual Academic Sessions of  Sri Jayewardenepura General Hospital & Postgraduate Medical Training Centre, Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte, Sri Lanka, 12th February 2005. 
  12. De Silva D, Jayasinghe S. Priority setting under scarcity: are "core services" based on diseases the answer? 4th International Conference of Priorities in Health Care, Oslo, 18-20 September 2002. 
  13. Jayasinghe S, de Silva D, Mendis N, Reidar Lie. Priority setting in Sri Lanka: an analysis of two Presidential Task Forces. 4th International Conference of Priorities in Health Care, Oslo, 18-20 September 2002. 
  14. Nalaka Mendis, D de Silva, Rajitha Wickremasinghe, Thilak Munasinghe, Amala de Silva, Nishan de Mel, Saroj Jayasinghe. Community care options for the long-term mentally ill and their families. International conference on mental health and psychiatry, 4th-7th April 2002, Sri Lanka 
  15. Nalaka Mendis, D de Silva, Rajitha Wickremasinghe, Thilak Munasinghe, Amala de Silva, Nishan de Mel, Saroj Jayasinghe. Economic impact of long-term mental illness on the family. International Conference on Mental Health and Psychiatry, 4th-7th April 2002, Colombo. 
  16. Nalaka Mendis, D de Silva, Rajitha Wickremasinghe, Thilak Munasinghe, Amala de Silva, Nishan de Mel, Saroj Jayasinghe. Psychosocial impacts of care givers of mentally ill.  International conference on mental health and psychiatry, 4th-7th April 2002, Colombo Sri Lanka. 
  17. Nalaka Mendis, D de Silva, Rajitha Wickremasinghe, Thilak Munasinghe, Amala de Silva, Nishan de Mel, Saroj Jayasinghe. Community care of the long term mentally ill in Sri Lanka. International Conference on Mental Health and Psychiatry, 4-7 April 2002, Colombo. 
  18. Jayasinghe S, Abeysinghe N, de Alwis Seneviratne R, de Silva D, Mendis N. Case-mix of outpatients in state sector hospitals: a cross-sectional study.  Abstracts, Sri Lanka Medical Association 115th Anniversary Academic Sessions March 2002. p72. (Poster-35). 
  19. Jayasinghe S, Abeysinghe N, de Alwis Seneviratne R, de Silva D, Mendis N. Case-mix of in-patients in state sector hospitals: a cross-sectional study. Abstracts of the Sri Lanka Medical Association 115th Anniversary Academic Sessions March 2002. Page 72.(Poster-34). 
  20. Gunaratne PAKG, Priyadarshana GDPK, Anthonypillai C, Saranapala M, Jayasinghe S. How are patients allocated beds in medical wards? Abstracts of the Sri Lanka Medical Association 115th Anniversary Academic Sessions March 2002. Page 71. (Poster-33). 
  21. Jayasinghe S, Abeysinghe N, de Alwis Seneviratne R, de Silva D, Mendis N. Procedures and facilities available in medical and surgical wards with intern medical officers. Abstracts of the Sri Lanka Medical Association 115th Anniversary Academic Sessions March 2002. Page 47. Oral presentation-44. 
  22. Wijeratne MDT, Ubayasiri KA, Gunawardena CA, Jayasinghe Saroj. Advertising of medical therapies in newspapers. Abstracts of the Sri Lanka Medical Association 115th Anniversary Academic Sessions March 2002, Page 46, Oral presentation-43. 
  23. Withana KS, Jayasinghe S. Drug information to patients in packaging and leaflets: does the language matter? 114th Anniversary academic sessions of the SLMA, 21-24 March 2001. 
  24. Jayasinghe S, Chandrasiri S, Samarakkody RP, Cyril SK, Widyaratne T, Wijesinghe R. Economic and Health Impact of Air Pollution in Colombo, Abstracts, 112th Anniversary academic sessions of the SLMA, 24-28 March 1999. 
  25. Mendis N, S Jayasinghe.  Public Servant’s Health Insurance scheme in Sri Lanka: A critical evaluation. 2nd International Conference on Priority Setting in Health Care, London, 8-10th October 1998.  
  26. De Silva Amala, D De Silva, S Jayasinghe. The Economic costs of Suicides, Abstracts, Sri Lanka Medical Association, 111th Anniversary academic sessions, 25-28 March 1998. 
  27. S Jayasinghe, A. De Silva, S De Silva. HIV/AIDS The economic issues, Sri Lanka Medical Association, 111th Anniversary academic sessions, 25-28 March 1998.
  28. Social, cultural and economical determinants of diabetes mellitus in Kalutara district, Sri Lanka: a cross sectional descriptive study. Pubudu De Silva A, Padmal De Silva SH, Liyanage IK, Rajapakse LC, Jayasinghe KS, Katulanda P, Wijeratne CN, Wijeratne S. Int J Equity Health. 2012 Dec 13;11(1):76.
  29. Knowledge of prescribed medication information among patients with limited English proficiency in Sri Lanka. Perera T, Ranasinghe P, Perera U, Perera S, Adikari M, Jayasinghe S, Constantine GR. BMC Res Notes. 2012 Nov 29;5:658. doi: 10.1186/1756-0500-5-658.
  30. Medium of language in discharge summaries: would the use of native language improve patients' knowledge of their illness and medications? Perera KY, Ranasinghe P, Adikari AM, Balagobi B, Constantine GR, Jayasinghe S. J Health Commun. 2012;17(2):141-8. doi: 10.1080/10810730.2011.585926. 

Publications in lay press 

  • "Should we get compensation for colonial era crimes? The Island  9 June 2009 
  • Clifford couldn’t have told the whole truth. The Island  The Island  9 June 2009 (http://www.island.lk/2009/06/29/opinion6.html) 
  •  ‘Social injustice is killing people on a grand scale’ The Island  1 September 2008 
  • (http://www.island.lk/2008/09/01/features3.html) 
  • "How much English do we need", The Island 24 July 2008 
  • Olympics from Beijing to London, and protests from Tibet to Iraq. The Island  21 April 2008. 
  • Series of articles on lay health issues published in Business Standard, 2003, 2004 (topics include diabetes, stroke, arthritis, dengue, cancer, thyroid disease) 
  • "Reconstruction after a war: The need to have a comprehensive approach" The Island, 7 September 2002. 
  • "Inexcusable crimes" TIME 11 June 2001 
  •  “The Mad Cow Disease controversy: lessons to learn”. The Island Sunday, 17 Dec 2000 
  •  “Reforming Education”, Newsweek 4 October 1999 
  •  “The Long, Hard Climb Back Up”, Asiaweek 29 January 1999 http://www-cgi.cnn.com/ASIANOW/asiaweek/99/0129/letters.html
  •  “Aging: Sri Lanka’s crisis”, Asia week, 14 August 1998 
  •  “Hong Kong handover” TIME 28 July 1997 

Other publications 

  1. Jayasinghe Saroj, Warnasuriya N, Editorial (on Health Equity).  Newsletter of the Sri Lanka Medical Association 2010.  March 2010. 
  2. Newsletter of Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science: Social environment leading to health inequalities: is it biologically plausible?”   2010 
  3. Jayasinghe Saroj and Samarage Sarath. Tackling Social Determinants of Health: the role of the government. Health Exchange (UK). Spring 2010. (18 June 2009) 
  4. Jayasinghe Saroj, Adult LearningTheories and Implications for Postgraduate Training, College News volume 2, 2003, published by the Ceylon College of Physicians 
  5. Jayasinghe Saroj, Colombo Medical Faculty Experience: Planning a Curriculum Change. In Plenaries of the International Conference on Curriculum Change in Medical Schools. Published by the Faculty of Medicine, Colombo, 2002.
  6. Jayasinghe Saroj, Trends in Medical Education, in Newspaper Supplement to Commemorate 125 year anniversary celebrations of the Colombo Medical School, The Island, 1995 
  7. Jayasinghe Saroj, Malaria - a continuing challenge for the medical practitioner. In: "PULSE" vol 1, no 1, page 3, (a news sheet published for the medical profession), 1995. 
  8. Jayasinghe S  Down Memory Lane 1974 -1979. Commemorative Volume, Colombo Medical School 125 Years Anniversary, NARESA, 1995. 

Art 

  • Cartoons for ‘Nethra” a magazine on contemporary literary issues published by the Center for Ethnic Studies, Kynsey Road, Colombo, 2010 
  • Drawing of cover design and illustrations in book titled "Mental Health Care of Torture Survivors" by D de Silva, FRC publication, 2001, ISBN 955-8267-06-6 
  • Awarded the first prize in the Art Exhibition held during the Colombo Medical School 125th Anniversary International Congress, 24 - 29th July 1995 
  • Held an pubic art exhibition with a colleague in Colombo (Dr Jaika Withana) in 1974