JMJ July 2020


Volume 32 Issue 1  July 2020

This is the Journal of the Jaffna Medical Association since the year 1953. This has been a well renowned journal in the past but it was not published regularly during the conflict time. It is with great pleasure that the current JMA is trying reinstate it back with the previous glory.
The journal will accept articles on a regular basis and our target is to publish biannually.
The Author guidelines have been prepared and are published. The Author guidelines have been prepared and are published. The journal will accept the manuscripts via email at present.




Community participation during Covid-19

Sathiadas M G


Diagnosis and Management of Paediatric Osteoarticular Infections

Kavinda Dayasiri, Thadchanamoorthy V


View point

Challenges in the Development of Therapeutics and Vaccines for Covid 19.

Nadarajah Sreeharan


Original articles

Burnout syndrome, associated factors and coping strategies of Jaffna Medical Students

Weerasinghe RHM, Lakmali JMD, De Silva BHKG, Ramya Kumar, Sathiadas MG

Feto-Maternal Outcome in Caesarean Sections Performed in Second Stage of Labour

Thirukumar M

Uptake of pharmacological prophylaxis for venous thromboembolism in Postpartum women after introduction of formal risk assessment tool – A Quasi-experimental study.

Muhunthan K, Guruparan K, Jothiji S, Aranee B

The household water usage community awareness regarding water pollution and factors associated with it among adult residents in MOH area, Uduvil

Rajeev G, Murali V


Case reports

Large anterior vaginal wall cyst in pregnancy

Raguraman S, Dilinika MMS, Kanagallingam A

Cutaneous larva migrans on the abdomen of a child with delayed gross motor development.

Thadchanamoorthy V, Dayasiri K

Cardiogenic shock with severe myocardial injury: A rare presentation of Leptospirosis

Perera IA, Lakshman P, Kumanan T, Suganthan N

A Case Report of medical management prior to surgical intervention in molar pregnancy with SVT

Nishanthi V, Aravinthan M, Sivansuthan S

Antisynthetase Syndrome: An under recognized rare disease in a developing country

Nirooshika S, Sivansuthan S, Aravinthan N

Vertebral Osteomyelitis in a young immunocompetent adult: A case report

Nishanthi V, Sivansuthan S

Phoenix rising from the ashes: A story of successful management of a severe paraquat poisoning

Thineskaran P, Selvaratnam G, Kumanan T, Suganthan N

Compendium of Vascular Variations In The Anterior Cervical Region And Right Upper Limb – A Case Report

Udhayakumar S, Kalaiyukan S, Srishankar S