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Regional Director of Health Services - Kandy

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The total population of Kandy district is 1,279,028 (2001 census) with the estimated population for 2009 being 1,373,262. The highest population is reported from Kandy four gravest & Gangawata Korale divisional secretary’s division and it is 160,630. The population of Ududumbara divisional secretary’s division is 22,831 and is the division with the lowest population. The urban sector of Kandy district comprises of Kandy Municipal Council, Kadugannawa Urban Council, Gampola Urban Council, Nawalapitiya Urban Council and Wattegama Urban Council. Kandy Muncipal Council spreads over 3 divisional secretary’s divisionsl; namely Kandy Four Gravets & Gangawata Korale, Pathadumbara and Harispattuwa. The population of urban areas is 155,987 and it is 12.2 percent of the total population.

Kandy district has a land area of 1,917 square kilometers (sq.km). It has a population density of 667 persons per sq.km(2001). The value was 554 persons per sq.km according to the census 1981. The population density of the urban area is 4,083 persons per sq.km.

There are 23 MOH areas, 73 primary health care institutions, 2 secondary care institutions, 3 tertiary care institutions & 9 special units/campaigns in the Kandy district by 2009.

 


Regional Director of Health Services - Kandy

Address No.56, Yatinuwara Veediya, Kandy
Tel +94 812 234 238, +94 812 234 279
Regional Director of Health Services Dr. W.A.K.Wijesinghe
Tel/Fax +94 812 233 061
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Designation and Name Telephone Fax Email
Deputy Regional Director of Health Services Medical Officer
Dr. K.G.C.Y.S.B. Weerakoon
+94 812 233 061 +94 812 233 061

Medical Officer (Maternal &Child Health)
Dr. Premika Kure

Dr.Nayana Dhanapala

+94 813802038 081-2236455 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Regional Epidemiologist
Dr. W.R.C.R. Wijekoon
+94 812 236 455 +94 812 236 455 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Medical Officer  (Planning)
Dr. Rajitha Jayasooriya
+94 812 237 847 +94 812 237 847 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Medical Officer ( NCD)
Dr.W.W.R.WM.A Weerasooriya
+94 812 237 848 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Regional  Dental Surgeon
Dr. H.M.U.P Herath
+94 813 823 627 081-2236455
Divisional Registered Medical Officer
Dr. Hema Shanthi Latha
+94 812 234 238
Deputy Director (Finance)
Mr. D.Ranasinghe
+94 812 236 452 +94 812 236 452 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Administrative Officer
Mrs. S.K.L.Weerasekara
+94 812 236 451 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Chief Management Assistant
Mr. H.H.A.A. Dharmasena
+94 812 237 848



Number of Health Institutions and Field Areas in Kandy 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 Hospitals No of Divisional Hospitals No of Primary Medical Care Units
1 Akurana 03 18 - - 01 03
2 Galagedara 03 15 - - 01 01
3 GangaIhala 
03 20 - - 03 -
4 Hatharaliyadde 02 13 - - 02 02
5 Gangawata Korale 02 17 - - 01 02
6 Hasalaka 03 18 - - 06 -
7 Kundasale 03 30 - - 04 01
8 Medadumbara 02 24 - - 03 02
9 Nawalapitiya 03 18 01 - - 01
10 Panvila 02 17 - - 01 -
11 Poojapitiya 04 22 - - 02 04
12 Thalathuoya 03 23 - - 03 01
13 Udadumbara 02 13 - - 01 -
14 Gampola 05 30 - - 02 01
15 Udunuwara 05 34 - - 05 02
16 Wattegama 04 30 - - 02 02
17 Warallagama 06 25 - - 02 01
18 Yatinuwara 05 36 - - 03 03
19 Doluwa 04 16 - - 03 01
20 Deltota 02 08 - - 03 00
Total 69 427 01 - 48 27

 

  • Kandy Municipal Council comes under Local government.
  • Teaching Hospital - Kandy, Teaching Hospital - Peradeniya, Sirimawo Bandaranayaka Childrens Hospital and Teaching Hospital - Gampola come under Line Ministry
  • DH Teldeniya is proposed to be upgraded as DBH . It is included in this Summary as a DH as this hospital has not provided any secondary care during 2007.

 


Curative Care Institutions in Kandy - 2007

Primary  Care Institutions Secondary Care Institutions Tertiary Care Institutions
01. District Hospital - Deltota 01. Dist. General Hospital - Nawalapitiya 01. Teaching Hospital Kandy
02. District Hospital - Dolosbage 02. Dist. Base Hospital - Gampola 02. Teaching Hospital Peradeniya
03. District Hospital - Galagedara 03. Sirimawo Bandaranayakke Children's Hospital
04. District Hospital - Kadugannawa
05. District Hospital - Madolkele
06. District Hospital - Mampitiya
07. District Hospital - Menikhinna
08. District Hospital - Pussallawa
09. District Hospital - Udadumbara
10. District Hospital - Katugastota
11. District Hospital - Wattegama
12. District Hospital - Sangarajapura
13. District Hospital - Medawala
14. District Hospital - Minipe
15. District Hospital - Panvilatenna
16. District Hospital - Marassana
17. District Hospital - Hasalaka
18. District Hospital - Tiththapajjala
19. District Hospital - Wattappola
20. District Hospital - Kotaligoda
21. District Hospital - Pamunuwa
22. District Hospital - Gelioya
23. District Hospital - Bambaradeniya
24. District Hospital - Hatharaliyadda
25. District Hospital - Thalathuoya
26. District Hospital - Uduwela
27. District Hospital - Galaha
28. District Hospital - Yakgahapitiya
29. District Hospital - Narampanawa
30. District Hospital - Galpihilla
31. Dist. Hospital - Jambugahapitiya
32. District Hospital - Kuruduwatte
33. District Hospital - Kahawatte
34. Dist. Hospital - Udagama Atabage
35. District Hospital - Batumulla
36. Dist. Hospital - Medamahanuwara
37. Dist. Hospital - Ambagahapalassa
38. District Hospital - Kolongoda
39. District Hospital - Morahena
40. District Hospital - Bokkawala
41. District Hospital - Dunhinna
42. District Hospital - Theldeniya
43. District Hospital - Ulapane
44. District Hospital - Muruthalawa
45. D. H. - Pattiyagama Pallegama
46. District Hospital - Ankumbura
47. PMCU - Alawathugoda
48. PMCU - Kurugoda
49. PMCU - Mahakanda
50. PMCU - Mailapitiya
51. PMCU - Makuldeniya
52. PMCU - Madawala Bazar
53. PMCU - Mawathura
54. PMCU - Poojapitiya
55. PMCU - Rambukeela
56. PMCU - Rajawalla
57. PMCU - Rambukewela
58. PMCU - Suduhumpola
59. PMCU - Welamboda
60. PMCU - Yahalatenna
61. PMCU - Kotikambe
62. PMCU - Udathalawinna
63. PMCU - Sandasiridunuvila
64. PMCU - Elamaldeniya
65. PMCU - Mapakanda
66. PMCU - Balana
67. PMCU - Dodamwela
68. PMCU - Dedunupitiya
69. PMCU - Girihagama
70. PMCU - Godahena
71. PMCU - Galhinna
72. PMCU - Gohagoda
73. PMCU - Meemure
74. PMCU - Kalugamuwa

 


Special Campaigns

1. Respiratory Disease Control Unit

Respiratory Disease control unit in Kandy is functioning separately at Bogambara while inward patients care located at Teaching Hospital Kandy. The unit functions under purview of the consultant chest physicians.

Address Chest Clinic - Bogambara
Head of the institution Dr. Kavinda Amarasingha
Tel +94 812 222 071

2. STD HIV / AIDS Control Programme

Main clinic in the Province is situated at the premises of the Teaching Hospital Kandy.

Address STD Unit - Kandy
Head of the institution Dr. S.R.K.T. Gamage
Tel/Fax +94 812 203 622
Email

3. Malaria Control Programme

Address Regional Malaria Office - Watapuluwa
Head of the institution Dr. P. H. D. Kusumawathi
Tel/Fax +94 812 210 687
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Special Units

1. School Medical Office - Katugastota

Address
Head of the institution Dr. Enoka Liyanage
Tel/Fax +94 812 500 340
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2. Hospital  - "Sisila” Deltota

Address
Head of the institution Dr.S. Premasingha
Tel/Fax +94 813 829 470
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3. Mental Health Resource Centre - Katugastota

Address
Head of the institution Dr. S. R. K. P. Gamage
Tel/Fax +94 812 497 756
Email cmhrc@sltnet.l

4. Regional Drugs Stores - Kandy

Address
Head of the institution Mr. W. M. P. Arabepola
Tel/Fax +94 812 222 853
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5. Prison Hospital – Pallekele

Address
Head of the institution Dr.Upali Gunerathne
Tel/Fax +94 812 420 318

 

Address STD Unit - Kandy
Head of the institution Dr. K. A. S. Jayawardhana
Tel/Fax +94 812 203 622
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