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Welcome to PDHS - CP, Sri Lanka

sri lanka government central province logoWelcome and Thank you for visiting Provincial Department of Health Services, Central Province (PDHS CP) Sri Lanka.

We are a Government body established under the Provincial Council Parliament Act of 1989, the 13th amendment to The Constitution. PDHS CP functions as the moderator between The Central and Provincial Health Ministries.

Division of the Provincial Director of Health Services Central Province is divided to three main Health Administration Division as Regional Directorate of Health Services Kandy, Matale and Nuwara Eliya.



About Us

Department of Health Services-Central Province

dept of health services central province sri lankaWith the implementation of Provincial Council Act in 1989, the centrally governed health services were devolved, resulting in the Ministry of Health at the national level and separate Ministries of Health in the nine provinces.

In the Central Province, the Department of Provincial Health Services is under the Ministry of Health, Indigenous Medicine, Social Welfare, Probation & Child care Services. There is a Minister and a Secretary to the Ministry.

The department is responsible for the management and effective implementation of health services, the development of policies and guidelines and the management of human resources within the Province.

The Provincial Director is the head of the Provincial Department of Health Services. There are 3 Regional Directors of Health Services(RDHS) for the province with each covering an area geographically similar to the administrative units of district secretariats.



Quality improvement and monitoring programme

The Divisional hospitals provide both outpatient and inpatient care including the provision of basic health facilities for the treatment of minor ailments, referral to secondary and tertiary care institutions for further treatment, provision of perinatal care and follow up of patients referred from secondary or tertiary care institutions. On the other hand Primary Care Units concentrate on outpatient services.


Contact Us

Address: Prov. Director of Health Services
No. 163 , Sri Sangaraja Mawatha,
Sri Lanka.
E-mail: info@healthcpc.orgThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Telephone: +94 81 2222341, +94 81 2220206-7
Fax: +94 81 2204755