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Biographical entry Jayasuriya, Joseph Hubert Fernando (1917 - 1979)

OBE; MRCS 1926; FRCS 1927; LMS Ceylon 1917; LRCP 1926.

Born
1917
Ceylon
Died
11 August 1979
Occupation
General surgeon

Details

Joseph Hubert Fernando Jayasuriya qualified LMS in Ceylon in 1917. He took the Conjoint Diploma in 1926 and the Fellowship the following year. He was senior surgeon to the General Hospital in Colombo, Ceylon, and Chairman Emeritus of the Ceylon National Association for the Prevention of Tuberculosis. The Chest and Heart Association of Great Britain gave him their Commonwealth Award of Honour in 1961. He died on 11 August 1979.

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