Day care center for health staff‘s children is opened by Dr Deepthi Perera; Provincial Director of Health Services on 2016.06.28 at base hospital Avissawella.
These centers are planned to establish in each and every hospital to look after staff member’s children during their duty hours.
ADUREN ELIYATA programme, which developed with concept of Dr Deepthi Perera; Provincial Director of Health Services, is conducted in Bandaragama Base Hospital on 2016.06.27 with presence of honorable guests.
Under this programme 18, low income senior citizens with cataract are benefited with free lenses and all the drugs. Phaco machine, which worth of 10 million rupees is purchased for these surgeries under provincial private health sector grants.
Cataract surgeries are done by eye surgeons with collaboration of college of eye surgeon.
Target of this progarmme are developing eye theaters in under-utilize surgical theaters and create 5000 benefiters per year in western province.
First step of
Department of Health-western province held a media conference on 8th June at health department auditorium to discuss on actions taken for reduce spread of dengue in western province. Mass and printed media representatives got together to witness this event and spread this message to community.
Provincial Director of Health Services of Western Province Dr Deepthi Perera spoke about how informal waste disposal will increase dengue prevalence in community.
PDHS-WP also briefed about web based notification system which can use to identify infected places for indoor fogging to reduce dengue spread with early identification of infected patients with laboratory test(NS-1 Antigen).
The coloured bags concept is introduced for in time,clean waste separation.
supply of medical equipments for the medical institutuions in western province
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ලක්වාසී සියලුම දෙනාටම ඡය සතුට සපිරි සුභ නව වසරක් වේවා….
බස්නාහිර පලාත් සෞඛය සේවා අධ්යක්ෂතුමිය ඇතුලු කාර්යමණ්ඩලය
In 2014 there seven deaths notified due to human rabies in western province, so to eradicate this 100% fatal disease from western province department of health is stared free dog sterilization and vaccination campaigns from 1st of April 2016.
Inauguration is held on 1st of April, 2016 at Thalawathugoda, weerasekara mawatha with participating provincial ministers, provincial council members and provincial health staff.
In these 2 days, 24 vaccination centers and 2 sterilizations centers are held in Thalawathugoda public health inspector area. During these two days 706 dogs were vaccinated against rabies and 84 female dogs were sterilized which achieves almost 70% vaccination rate among both domestic and stray dogs.
These programs are conducted by office of the Provincial Director of Health Services-Western Province also plans to conduct in other regions in western province in 2016.
welcoming to guests-Honorable minister of health and indigenous medicine-western province, Provincial Director of health services,Director veterinary services, Deputy directors of health services-western province, Regional Directors and Deputy directors of health services
Explaining regarding red collar program
caring stray dogs to vaccination and sterilization
vaccination against rabies
vaccinated and sterilized dogs with red collars
PDHS-WP web site is re-launched on 23/02/2016 parallel to certificate award ceremony at Sri Lanka institute of Development and Administration (SLIDA) by Provincial Director of Health Service-WP, Dr: Deepthi Perera.
To carry out HHIMS program successfully in selected hospitals in Department of Health Services- Western Province, Soft ware Training program was organized by office of PDHS-WP for relevant health officers with collaboration of SLIDA. Certificate award for officers, who successfully completed this program, was held on 23/02/2016 at Auditorium of SLIDA with presence of,
• Mr.Wasantha Deshapriya Secretary
Ministry of Telecommunication and Digital Infrastructure
• Dr. Deepthi Perera
• Prof. M.Thilakasiri
• Mr.Sriyananda Rathnayaka
• Mr. Mahesh Dayananda
• Medical Supernatants and Staff Representations of Avissavella, Horana, panadura and Homagama Hospitals.
• Trained Officers
Parallel to this ceremony Updated PDHS-WP web site is re-launched by Dr.Deepthi Perera, Director of PDHS-WP.
Lighting the oil lamp by Guests
Launching PDHS-WP website