• Diyanath Samarasinghe and M. Fernando, D. Guruge, S. Amunugama, R. Ranasinghe and S Indrawansa (2011). ‘Process in Health Promotion’ (in Sinhala - Tamil translation in press). Ministry of Health, Colombo.
  • Diyanath Samarasinghe (2009). ‘Reducing Alcohol Harm: things we can do’. Forut, Gjovik and
  • Diyanath Samarasinghe (2009). ‘Unrecorded Alcohol’. Forut, Gjovik and
  • Diyanath Samarasinghe (2009). ‘Alcohol and Poverty: some connections’. Forut, Gjovik and
  • Diyanath Samarasinghe (2009).  ‘Oh, go on – Have One More’.  Nest, Colombo.
  • Diyanath Samarasinghe (2008). (Sinhala) ‘Taking Action on Alcohol’.  Forut, Colombo.
  • Diyanath Samarasinghe (2006).  Reducing the Harm from Alcohol Use: Community Responses. New Delhi,  WHO(SEARO).
  • Diyanath Samarasinghe (2005).  Strategies to Reduce Alcohol Problems.  Forut, Colombo.
  • Diyanath Samarasinghe (2005).  ‘Responsibility Matters’.  Nest, Colombo.
  • Diyanath Samarasinghe, Varuni de Silva and Manoj Fernando (2003).  Help Your Patients Quit Smoking.  Sri Lanka Medical Association, Colombo.
  • Bergljot Baklien and Diyanath Samarasinghe (2003).  Alcohol and Poverty.  Forut, Colombo.
  • Diyanath Samarasinghe (with assistance form Varuni de Silva)  Prevention and Cessation of Tobacco Use – a manual for community action. WHO SEARO, New Delhi, 2003
  • Diyanath Samarasinghe (2002).  Matters of Life and Death.  Nest, Colombo.
  • Diyanath Samarasinghe, E.K.Rodrigo, and A.D.Nikapota (1997). Training Manual for Public Health Midwives  on Child Mental Health,  UNICEF, Colombo.
  • Diyanath Samarasinghe (1995)  “Physicians’ Manual for Prevention and Management of Drug Related Problems”  World Health Organization, New Delhi.
  • Samarasinghe D. , Drugs of Abuse – modes of prevention . (Published in Sinhala) Alcohol and Drug Information Centre, Colombo 1990.
  • Samarasinghe D. and Nikapota AD.  Training Manual for Helping Children in Situations of Armed Conflict.  UNICEF  Colombo 1990.

Part of group efforts:

  • Contributor to, ‘Youth friendly Health Services – training manual’.  Ministry of Healthcare and Nutrition, Colombo 2008.
  • Diyanath Samarasinghe (2008). Tobacco and Alcohol Control in the South East Asia Region.  (Chapter in Sixty Years of WHO in South East Asia,  WHO, SEARO, New Delhi).
  • Member, Expert Committee drafting WHO Technical Report 944  (WHO Expert Committee on Problems related to alcohol consumption – Second Report), World Health Organization, Geneva, 2007.
  • Member, Expert Committee – drafting WHO Technical Report 873 (WHO Expert Committee on Drug  Dependence 30th report), World Health  Organization, Geneva , 1996.
  • Contributor to: Textbook on Adolescent Health (published in Ministry of Health (Family Health Bureau ), Govt.Press, Colombo, 1996.
  • Diyanath Samarasinghe (1995) “Can effective tobacco control strategies be created for no money at all?” (Chapter).  Karen Slama (Ed).  “Tobacco and Health” Plenum Press, New York.
  • Diyanath Samarasinghe (1995)  “Alcohol use in Sri Lanka” (Chapter).  Dwight B Heath (Ed) “International Handbook on Alcohol and Culture”, Westport, Greenwood Press
  • Member, Expert Committee drafting WHO Technical Report 836  (WHO Expert Committee on Drug Dependence – Twenty- eighth Report), World Health Organization, Geneva, 1993.
  • Samarasinghe Diyanath, “The Buddhist, Hindu and Islamic Influences on Alcohol” in “Alcohol in Developing Countries ” J. Maula, M. Lindblad and C. Tigerstend (Editors) Nordic Council for Alcohol and Drug Research Helsinki, 1990.
  • Contributor to : `Behavioural Psychotherapy :  Maudsley Pocketbook of Clinical Management’ I. M. Marks (editors) Bristol Wright IOP Publishing Ltd. (1986)
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