Carlo Fonseka

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Carlo Fonseka
කාලෝ ෆොන්සේකා
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Born(1933-03-04)March 4, 1933
DiedSeptember 2, 2019(2019-09-02) (aged 86)
Colombo
NationalitySri Lankan
Alma materMaris Stella College, Negombo
St. Joseph's College, Colombo 10
University of Ceylon
University of Edinburgh
OccupationAcademic
TitlePresident, Sri Lanka Medical Council.
TermJanuary 2012 – June 2017
PredecessorLalitha Mendis
Political partyLanka Sama Samaja Party

Carlo Fonseka (Sinhala: කාලෝ ෆොන්සේකා Kālō Fonsēkā; 4 March 1933 – 2 September 2019) was a Sri Lankan physician, academic and political activist. He was a dean of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya. He was president of the Sri Lanka Medical Council fro 2012 through 2017. He was born in Colombo, Ceylon.[1]

Fonseka died in Colombo on 2 September 2019 at the age of 86.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Prof. Carlo Fonseka celebrates his 80th birthday". Independent Television Network News. Colombo, Sri Lanka. 4 March 2013. Archived from the original on 2 September 2017. Retrieved 4 September 2017.
  2. Professor Carlo Fonseka passed away