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Regional Director of Health Services - Matale

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The total population of Matale district is 441,328 (2001) with the estimated population for 2009 being 481,181. The highest population is reported from Matale division and it is 68,451. The population of Laggala Pallegama division is 12,399 and is the divisional secretary’s division with the lowest population. The urban sector of Matale district comprises of Matale Municipal Council. The population of urban area is 36,103 and it is 8.2 percent of the total population.

Matale district has a land area of 1952 square kilometers (sq.km). It has a population density of 226 persons per sq.km. The value was 180 persons per sq.km according to the census in 1981. The population density of the urban area is 6943 per sq.km.

There are 12 MOH areas, 32 primary health care institutions, 2 secondary care institutions & 4 special units in the Matale district by 2009.


Office of the Regional Director of Health Services (RDHS) - Matale

Address M.C. Road, Matale
Head of the institution Dr. W. G. A. Dissanayaka
General Number +94 662 222 326
Tel/Fax +94 662 222 483
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Designation, Name and Email

Telephone

Fax

Deputy Regional director health sevices
Dr D.M. Wijekoon Banda
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066-2222326

071-8024305

066-2222483

Medical Officer (Maternal &Child Health)
Dr. Lalith Disanayake ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )

+94 662 223 103

 

Medical Officer (Planning)
Dr. G. A. J. M. Illias ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )

+94 663 663 620

 

Regional Epidemiologist
Dr.H.G.S Nawarathna (rematale.wow.lk)

+94 664 921 751

 

Regional Dental Surgeon
Dr. Mannasingaram

+94 663 669940

 

Deputy Director (Finance)
Mr. E.M.T.Ekanayake ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )

+94 662 222 734

 

Administrative Officer
Mr. K.G Sirisena ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )

+94 662 222 025

+94 662 222 025

MO(NCD)

Dr.R.M.M. Rathnayake( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )

066-2222326

077-3610805

066-2222483

MO(Mental Health)

Dr. M.S. Farook( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )

066-2222326

0777663299

066-2222483


Number of Health Institutions and Field Areas in Matale 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
01 Matale 02 10 01 - - 02
02 Rattota 03 15 - - 02 02
03 Galewela 04 24 - - 02 03
04 Dambulla 03 21 - 01 02 02
05 Naula 02 11 - - 02 01
06 Laggala Pallegama 02 07 - - 03 -
07 Yatawatte 02 10 - - 01 01
08 Ukuwela 04 20 - - 02 02
09 Pallepola 02 10 - - - 03
10 Wilgamuwa 02 10 - - 03 -
  Total 26 138 01 01 17 15

 

  • Matale Municipal Council comes under Local government.
  • District Hospital - Hettipola is proposed to be upgraded as District Base Hospital. It is included in this summary as a District Hospital as this hospital has not provided any secondary care during 2008.


Curative Care Institutions in Matale – 2007

Primary Care Institutions Secondary care institutions Tertiary care institutions
1.District Hospital Galewela  
1.DGH Matale  
2.District Hospital Rattota 2.DGH Dambulla
 
3.District Hospital Laggala Pallegama    
4.District Hospital Nalanda    
5.District Hospital Madipola    
6.District Hospital Hettipola    
7.District Hospital Kongahawela    
8.District Hospital Muwandeniya    
9.District Hospital Yatawatte    
10.District Hospital Hadungamuwa    
11.District Hospital Ovilikanda  
   
12.District Hospital Lenadora    
13.District Hospital Maraka    
14.District Hospital Hattota Amuna    
15.District Hospital Gammaduwa    
16.District Hospital Ilukkumbura    
17.District Hospital Sigiriya    
18.PMCU Aluvihare    
19.PMCU  Dullewa    
20.PMCU  Elkaduwa    
21.PMCU  Kalundewa    
22.PMCU  Aluthwewa    
23.PMCU  Madawala Ulpathe    
24.PMCU  Opalgala    
25.PMCU  Paldeniya    
26.PMCU  Pallepola    
27.PMCU  Wahakotte    
28.PMCU  Wawalawewa    
29.PMCU  Ukuwela    
30.PMCU  Gurubabila    
31.PMCU  Dewahuwa    
32.PMCU Kandenuwara    

 


Special Units

01. Respiratory Disease Control Unit
The Regional Respiratory Disease control unit is attached to the Matale District General Hospital.

Head of the institution Dr.G.A.Bertinus
Tel / Fax +94 662 224 888
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02. STD HIV / AIDS Control Programme

Head of the institution Dr. Presanna Abeywardana
Tel / Fax +94 663 664 387 / +94 662 222 261
Email

Matale STD clinic is situated in the premises of the District General Hospital.

 

03. Malaria Control Programme

Head of the institution Dr. Wijekoon
Tel / Fax +94 662 222 295
Email

 

04. Regional Drug Stores –Matale

Head of the institution Mr.W. M. S. K. Wickramasingha
Tel / Fax +94 662 223 396
Email

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Contact Us

Address: Prov. Director of Health Services
No. 163 , Sri Sangaraja Mawatha,
Kandy.
Sri Lanka.
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Telephone: +94 81 223 6355
Fax: +94 81 222 4267