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சுகாதார சேவைகள் பிராந்திய இயக்குனர் - கொழும்பு
Office of the Regional Director of Health Services - Colombo
Our Services
Curaitve Care

Curative health Service delivered via,

District General Hospital - Avissawella

  1. Outpatient Department with separate Preliminary Care Unit, Accident and Emergency Care Unit and screening facilities
  2. Clinic facilities
  3. In ward facilities and other Specialized Services
    (Medical Unit, Surgical Unit, Obstetrics & Gynaecology Unit, Paediatric Unit, Anaesthesia Unit, Psychiatry Unit, ENT Surgical Unit, Eye Surgical Unit, Dermatology Unit, Respiratory Medicine Unit, Rheumatology & Rehabilitation Unit, Geriatric Medical Unit, Gastroenterology Unit, Genito Urinary Surgical Unit, Orthopaedic Surgery Unit, Cardiology Unit, Neurology Unit, Nephrology Unit, Endocrinology Unit, Paediatric Neonatology & Perinatal Medicine Unit, Pain Management Unit / Palliative Care Unit, Transfusion Medicine Unit, Venereology Services, Clinical Nutritionist, Oncology Unit, Oral & Maxillo Facial Surgery Unit, High Dependency Units in wards
  4. Intensive Care Units
    Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU) facility
    Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU) facility
  5. Operation Theatres
  6. Diagnostic Services
    Radiology Unit
    Pathology , Histopathology, Clinical Hematology, Chemical Pathology Units and Medical Microbiology Unit.
  7. Medico-legal Unit
  8. Orthodontic Unit
  9. Restorative Dentistry Unit
  10. Blood Bank
  11. Pharmacy
  12. Medical Records Unit/ Health Information Management Unit
  13. Planning Unit
  14. Quality Management Unit
  15. Health Promotion Unit
  16. Infection Control Unit
  17. Public Health Unit

Base Hospital – Homagama (Type A)

District Hospitals (DH)

  1. Wethara DH (Type A)
  2. Moratuwa DH (Type A)
  3. Thalangama DH (Type B)
  4. Piliyandala DH (Type B)
  5. Padukka DH (Type B)
  6. Nawagamuwa DH (Type B)
  7. Moratuwa DH (Type B)
  8. Maligawathta DH (Type B)
  9. Athurugiriya DH (Type C)
  10. Kosgama DH (Type C)
Colombo District Hospitals

28 Primary Medical Care Units

  1. Emergency Care Unit to provide following services
    • Identification and Resuscitation with basic life support measures
    • Referrals
    • Management of minor emergencies
  2. Outpatient Department to provide following services
    • Management of common conditions
    • Facilities for conducting a polyclinic including Ante-natal, Post-natal, Family Planning, Child Health, Well Women and Medical Clinics etc.
    • Minor Surgical Procedures
    • Oral Healthcare
    • Referral to higher level and a Healthy Lifestyle Centre
  3. Facilities for continuation of treatment of patients referred by secondary and tertiary medical Institutions
  4. Rehabilitation care facilities
    • Assessment of rehabilitation requirements in selected delivery sites
    • Referral to Rehabilitation Departments / Hospitals
  5. Palliative Care
    • Counseling for patients and their families
    • Support to self-help groups
    • Control of acute and chronic pain
    • Delivery of home-based palliative care only at selected delivery sites
  6. Basic Laboratory Services
    • Chemical Pathology -Blood Sugar, Total Cholesterol, Urine Albumin
    • Collection of samples for UFR, Lipid profile, Fasting and Random Blood Sugar
  7. Pharmacy facility with most essential medications
  8. Health Services linked to the prevention and management of communicable diseases as per ESP.
  9. Health Services linked to the prevention and management of non-communicable diseases as per ESP.
Address: Contact details: External Links: Information Systems:

Maligawatta Secretariate Buliding,
P.O.Box 876
Colombo 10

Tel:- 0112326248, 0112452440
Fax:- 0112381258
E-mail :-

Office of the Provincial Director of Health Services - Western Province