BLUE ZONE

UNIVERSITY OF COLOMBO / FACULTY OF LAW PREMISES

WOMB TO TOMB

Health through the life cycle, from conception to silver aging

PHYSIOLOGY

Do you know how your body works? Be amazed by wonders of human body

PATHOLOGY

What is meant by cancer, How do they occur and What can we do about them?

INFECTIOUS DISEASES

Learn about microbes from viruses to bacteria and morbidity and mortality they cause

PARASITOLOGY

Parasites are responsible for few global health problems including malaria, Leishmaniasis and etc.

FACULTIES & INSTITUTES OF UNIVERSITY OF COLOMBO

Experience University of Colombo beyond Faculty of Medicine 

WOMB TO TOMB

In today’s world we are capable of monitoring and affecting our health from the womb to the tomb. Ever wonder what all those scans during pregnancy are about? Have you ever been inside a labour room? Want to know what we do to take care of premature babies? Find these out and more at the health throught the life cycle stall. You can see how we measure children’s growth and development, and learn some interesting things about childhood diseases. In the child psychiatry section, you can learn more about a child’s mind. Step into our adolescent health section to learn more about this hectic period in you or your child’s life.

The female reproductive system has an entire field of medicine dedicated to it. Find out how it functions and what can go wrong. See videos of surgeries performed in our very ow country, and learn about the diseases and what you can do to detect them early. See pictures and videos of what the system look like from inside the body, and more!

PHYSIOLOGY

Have you ever been curious about what keeps your heart beating, about the force that draws air into your lungs? How about the intricate process which filters the blood flowing in your veins to produce urine, or the intricate circuitry which enables you and I to talk and walk? Join as we deciphre the mind-boggling mechanisms occuring within each of us skin-deep, with the help of easy to understand working models, animations, videos and demostrations. Uncover the mystery of human functionality as we explore themes such as the cardiac cycle, lung ventilation, the reflex arc, the nephron, and so much more. Learn about the investigations which assess normal body functions such as ECG, Spirometry, Nerve conduction tests and the process of blood group matching through videos and real-life demonstrations. So come witness and understand the physiology which makes you, you.

It is estimated that 7 million people die prematurely each year from air pollution each year, and yet you scarecely hear anyone talking about it on TV or social media. Environmental pollution is a silent killer, and as we see our future literally go up in smoke, the time has come for us to become a part of the solution and not a part of the pollution. Join us and become aware about the global burden of air, water, sound and land pollution which threaten our existence. Let us take you through the sources and adverse health effects of various pollutants and the solution which including the concept of Redusing, Reusing and Recycling.

PATHOLOGY & CANCERS
INFECTIOUS DISEASES
PARASITOLOGY
FACULTIES & INSTITUTES OF UNIVERSITY OF COLOMBO