Health

“April Pledge” in respect of a country free of drugs

In consonance with the implementation of national programme on drug prevention called “A country free of drugs” launched under the direct supervision and direction of His Excellency of President under the sustainable development concept. The National Flag was hoisted and “April Pledge” was read aloud by all members of staff of Provincial Department of Indigenous …

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World Autism Awareness Day – 2019

Provincial Department of Indigenous Medicine, Northern Province and special Education Unit of Zonal Educational Office, Jaffna jointly organized ‘World Autism Awareness Day – 2019’ on 4th of April, 2019 at J/ Kopay Maha Vidyalayam. It was presided by Deputy Educational Director (Education and Management) and the function was attended by the Provincial Commissioner of Indigenous …

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Eye Surgery Unit ceremonially opened in Kilinochchi General Hospital

First time in history, a newly established Eye Surgery Unit was ceremonially declared open in Kilinochchi by the Government Agent of Kilinochchi District Sundaram Arumainayagam on 22nd March 2019. In past, the patients of Kilinochchi had to go to Colombo and Jaffna districts for their eye treatments and surgeries. As per the request made by …

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Male & Female Wards in Atchuveli Divisional Hospital opened

newly constructed male and female wards were declared open at Atchuveli Divisional Hospital with the presence of Secretary of Health Ministry S.Thiruvakaran and  Provincial Director of Health Services Dr.A.Ketheeswaran on 14th December 2018. The building was constructed at a cost of Rs. 54.8 Million under the Provincial Specific Development Grant (PSDG) fund. Please follow and like us:0

Provincial Dengue Control Review Meeting held

A meeting to review the Dengue Control Programme was held on 08thJanuary 2019 in the Ministry of Health, Northern Province. The Secretary Ministry of Health S.Thiruvakaran chaired the meeting. The Director – National Dengue Control Unit, Govt. Agents from 05 districts in the Northern Province, the Secretary Provincial Ministry of Education, Provincial Director of Health Services, Provincial …

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