Dharani Priyahansika Perera

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Patients' knowledge about their illness is considered important in controlling diabetes and preventing complications. A descriptive, cross-sectional study was conducted among patients attending the diabetes clinic of a primary care level hospital in Moratuwa, Sri Lanka. During a 1-month period in 2009 all consenting patients diagnosed with type 2 diabetes(More)
The Department of Family Medicine, University of Kelaniya conducted a health camp in Puthukudiyiruppu in March 2011. Height and weight measurements were carried out and data of 303 participants were analysed. The rate of stunting among children below six years in this population was 62% compared to 19.3% nationally. Thirty four percent of children and(More)
For people with upper limb disabilities visual art is an important activity that allows for expression of individuality and independence. Through a series of case studies we illustrate the struggles faced by people with upper limb disabilities to be creative. They show remarkable endurance, patience and determination to adapt their remaining capabilities to(More)
With the competitiveness that is growing in the telecom industry, the operators seek for ways to attract and keep the subscribers in their network. Giving away attractive promotions to their subscribers is a powerful and commonly used approach in that context. With the technical limitations and the scales of the rising subscriber base, these promotions have(More)
In this paper, we report on our investigation into people's ability to use the volume of their voice to control cursor movement to create drawings. Early analysis of the results show changing the volume of the voice as an interaction method is a concept that is easily understood by users. People find changing the volume of their voice comfortable, natural(More)