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Regional Director of Health Services - Nuwara Eliya

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The total population of Nuwara Eliya district is 703,610 (2001) with the estimated population for 2009 being 742,152. The highest population is reported from Nuwara Eliya divisional secretary’s division and it is 208,190. The population of Hanguranketha divisional secretary’s division is 87,760 and is the division with the lowest population. The urban sector of Nuwara Eliya district comprises of Nuwara Eliya Municipal Council, Hatton-Dikoya Urban Council and Thalawakele-Lindula Urban Council.  Nuwara Eliya Muncipal Council as well as Thalawakele-Lindula Urban Council situated in Nuwara Eliya divisional secretary’s division. Hatton-Dikoya Urban Council is in Ambagamuwa divisional secretary’s division. The population of urban area is 43,073 and it is 6.1 percent of the total population. The population of estate area in Nuwara Eliya district is 376,878 and it is more than half of the district population (53.6 percent)

 

Nuwara Eliya district has a land area of 1,706 square kilometers (sq.km). It has a population density of 412 persons per sq.km. The value was 354 persons per sq.km according to the census in 1981. The population density of the urban area is 2,316 persons per sq.km.

There are 13 MOH areas, 44 primary health care institutions, 3 secondary care institutions & 4 special units in the Nuwara Eliya district by 2009.

 


Regional Director of Health Services (RDHS) - Nuwara Eliya

Address RDHS, Nuwara Eliya
General Number +94 522 222 966
Head of the institution Dr. Mahendra Senevirathne
Tel / Fax +94 522 222 217
Email

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Designation, Name & Email Telephone Fax
Medical officer planning
Dr. Thilina Wijethunga(Acting)
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+94 523 53 3334 +94 522 235 843
Medical Officer (Maternal & Child Health)
Dr. Thilina Wijethunga
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+94 522 235 843 +94 522 235 843
Regional Epidemiologist
Dr. J.S.S Jayasinghe
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+94 524 920 394 +94 522 235 843
Regional Dental Surgeon
Dr. D. B. Nawarathne 
nawarathna@Bell mail.com
+94 522 222 966 +94 522 235 843
Health Education Officer
Mr. T. Ganeshion
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+94 523 536 571
Divisional Registered Medical Officer
Dr. Athula Bandara
+94 523 536 564
Deputy Director (Finance)
Mr.D. S. Padmasiri
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+94 522 234 482 +94 522 234 482
Administrative Officer
Mr. Nimal Ekanayake
+94 523 535 853 +94 522 222 217



Number of Health Institutions and Field Areas in Nuwara Eliya District
(Under Central Province Health department) in 2007

No MOH Area No. of PHI Areas No. of PHM Areas No of District General Hospitals No of District Base No of Divisional Hospitals No of Primary Medical Care Unit
01 Nuwara Eliya 03 15 - - 00 15
02 Kothmale 05 37 - - 03 06
03 Maskeliya 05 06 - 01 03 01
04 Rikillagaskada 05 45 - 01 05 02
05 Thalawakele 04 60 - - 04 00
06 Ambagamuwa 06 26 - - 04 02
07 Walapane 05 45 - - 03 08
Total 22 234 - 02 22 22

DGH Nuwaraeliya  comes under Line Ministry


Curative Care Institutions in Nuwara Eliya - 2007

Primary Care Institutions    Secondary care institutions    Tertiary care institutions

1.    DH AGARAPATHANA
2.    DH BOGAWANTHALAWA
3.    DH NILDANDAHINNA  
4.    DH KOTAGALA
5.    DH LINDULA
6.    DH MASKELIYA
7.    DH MATURATA
8.    DH UDAPUSSALLAWA
9.    DH WALAPANE
10.    DH MALDENIYA
11.    DH WATAWALA
12.    DH KOTHMALE
13.    DH GINIGATHHENA
14.    DH LAXAPANA
15.    DH HIGH FOREST
16.    DH GONAPITIYA
17.    DH N/ MEDAKUMBURA
18.    DH DAYAGAMA
19.    DH GONAGANTENNA
20.    DH HANGURANKETHE
21.    DH MOOLOYA
22.    DH THERIPAHA
23.    PMCU  AMBEWELA
24.    PMCU  HATTON
25.    PMCU  HANGARAPITIYA
26.    PMCU  KANDAPOLA
27.    PMCU  KURUPANAWELA
28.    PMCU  KEERTHIBANDARAPURA
29.    PMCU  KATABULAWA
30.    PMCU  KALAGANWATTE
31.    PMCU  MADULLA
32.    PMCU  MUNWATTE
33.    PMCU  MANAKOLA
34.    PMCU  MASWELA
35.    PMCU  NAWATHISPANE
36.    PMCU  WIDULIPURA
37.    PMCU  NANUOYA
38.    PMCU  PUNDALUOYA
39.    PMCU  RAGALA
40.    PMCU  RUPAHA
41.    PMCU  UPKOT
42.    PMCU  WIJEBAHUKANDA
43.    PMCU  HAPUGASTHALAWA
44.    PMCU  MANDARANNUWARA    
1.    DGH NUWARAELIYA
2.    DBH DICKOYA
3.    DBH RIKILLAGASKADA    

SPECIAL UNITS
1.    Respiratory Disease Control Unit

The regional Respiratory Disease control unit is attached to District General Hospitals Nuwara Eliya.
Address:                REGIONAL MALARIA OFFICE- WATAPULUWA
Head of the institution:         Dr.Priyani Karunadasa
Office Tel:                 052-5675079

/   052-2535855

2.    STD HIV/AIDS Control Programme

Nuwara Eliya STD clinic is situated in the respective District General Hospital.

Head of the institution:         Dr.Siril Appuhami
Office Tel:                 052-2234393

3.    Malaria Control Programme.
Both Kandy and Nuwara Eliya Districts are covered by the office situated in Kandy.
Address:                REGIONAL MALARIA OFFICE- WATAPULUWA
Head of the institution:         Dr.P.H.D Kusumawathi
Office Tel:                 081-2210687
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4.    Regional Drug Stores –KANDY
Head of the institution:         Mr.O.N.P.S Manchanayaka
Office Tel:                 052-2222668
E-mail:                

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