We warmly welcome you to the office of the Provincial Director of Health Services at the Western Province.
Department of Health, Western Province comes under the Health Ministry of Western Provincial Council and is committed to protect and improve the health of all people in the 3 districts, viz. Colombo, Gampaha and Kalutara by providing leadership in curative health services, public health services, health and medical research, policy development and planning, with an increased focus about well being, illness prevention, early intervention and quality care.
Western Provincial Health Department provides many important services including:
- Curative Care through the hospital network
- Public Health services mainly through the Medical Officer of Health (MOH) Areas
- Environmental health
- Communicable disease control
- Health promotion
Ensuring a healthier population that contributes to the economic, social, mental and spiritual development of the Western Province.
To contribute to the social and economic development of the province by achieving the highest attainable health status through promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative services of high quality made available and accessible to the people of the Western Province.