Workshop on basic statistics was successfully held on 11th and 13th June in the computer unit of the university of Sri Jayawardenepura and this is a joined effort by SLAAS section A and SLALAS. Prof.Sagarika Ekanayake and Dr.Mayuri Thammitiyagodage coordinated the workshop on behalf of the SLAAS section A and SLALAS and 38 participants benefited from the workshop. Dr.Sharmini Prathapan and Dr. W.A.A. Wijayasiri from Department of community medicine, University of Sri Jayawargenapura contributed as resource persons. Participants appreciated the workshop and the end of the workshop certificate of participation was issued with signature of presidents from both associations.