Chairman of the South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine (SAITM) Dr. Neville Fernando has stated that his institution will extend fullest co-operation to the Government’s efforts in maintaining quality and standards in medical education of in the country.
He said: “The South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine (SAITM) will abide by the laws of the country and extend its fullest cooperation to the Government of Sri Lanka in order to formalise a just and expeditious solution for its MBBS students subject to court proceedings. SAITM will also extend its fullest support to the Government’s efforts in maintaining quality and standards in medical education of in the country.
SAITM’s mission is to complement the higher education sector of Sri Lanka by providing opportunities to qualified students as per the University Grants Commission and the Ministry of Higher Education regulations and standards.
SAITM medical graduates are trained by a highly qualified panel of academics consisting of 19 professors and over 70 senior lecturers, who have served in State medical faculties and state hospitals. Further the Dr. Neville Fernando Teaching Hospital (NFTH) is well equipped with state of the art technology and consists of all relevant units needed for undergraduate medical training.