Provincial Department of Health Services

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DIRECTOR

Dr. A. Ketheeswaran

Director

Tel: 021 222 0811
Mobile: 0776043848
Fax: 0212220818
Email: drakethes64@gmail.com

Mission:

Achieving attainable health status by providing curative, preventive promotive and rehabilitative healthcare services of high quality responding to peoples’ need fairly and equitably to contribute towards national health targets.

Vision

A community without disease burden contributing towards physical, mental and social wellbeing of the province.

Objectives

  • To establish and develop Health Surveillance and Information System at Provincial and district level.
  • To ensure and organize curative health services of standard quality.
  • To ensure the availability of comprehensive health services in each districts of Northern Province.
  • To rehabilitate and reconstruct health facilities on priority basis.
  • Improve the nutritional status of the vulnerable groups.
  • To ensure the sustainability of projects and programmes.
  • To promote health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injuries and disabilities.
  • To ensure the better financial management for the benefit of the health sector of province.
  • To improve the capacity and proper deployment of competent Health care workforce.
  • To coordinate and facilitate all stakeholders in the Health sector to achieve the national and provincial goals for health.

Function

Co-ordinate the health activities among districts with all Regional Directors of Health Services.

  •  Ensure uninterrupted service delivery through the health institutions in the province by timely, adequate supply of Drugs, Dressings, Equipment and consumables.
  •  Ensure provision of primary health care services to the population in the province including the returnees and internally displaced population.
  •  Organize activities of prevention of communicable diseases such as Dengue, Malaria, TB, Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) and Rabies.
  •  Co-ordinate with health policy matters at the provincial level and provide technical assistance in making decisions.
  •  Make link between Provincial Ministries, Provincial Authorities and Line Ministries.
  • Ensure better financial management for the benefit of the health sector of the province.
  • Organize ways and means of inventory control and ensure periodic board of surveys annually.
  • Organize disposal of unserviceable and obsolete items and grant write off authority.
  • Implementation, supervision, monitoring & evaluation of Annual Implementation Programme and other Capital Programmes.
  • Ensure the quality services rendered by implementing quality assurance.
  • Improve the clinical training facilities and ensure the regular staff training.
  • Attend for the public complaints promptly and ensure the investigations and disciplinary actions are carried out properly.
  • Make effort to fulfill the vacancies of the institutions.
  • Maintain Health Sector Data Base (including sectoral atlas for the Health Sector, Northern Province)
  • Create better environment to improve ability and efficiency of the health staff.
  • Regulate private health sector facilities within the province and coordinate with Central Ministry.

Contact Details

Postal Address : Health Village, Pannai, Jaffna.

General Telephone: 021220819

Fax No. : 021220818

E-mail pdhsnp@gmail.com

DesignationName Telephone Number Email
Provincial DirectorDr.A.KetheswaranDirect: 021 222 0811
Mobile: 0776043848
Fax: 0212220818
drakethes64@gmail.com
Deputy Provincial DirectorDr. A. TheleepanDirect: 021220816
Mobile: 0773020973
pirsthi@gmail.com
Social PhysicianDr.R.KesavanDirect: 0212217982
Mobile: 0773063197
Dr_kesavan@yahoo.com
Chief AccountantMr.K.S.KajenthiranDirect: 0212220812
Mobile: 0775544622
capdhsnp@gmail.com
Deputy Director (Administration)Mr. Constantine JackseelDirect: 0212220816
Mobile: 0759034444
jacksnpc@gmail.com
AccountantMrs.V.SangeethaDirect:0212220839
Mobile: 0774793358
pdhsnpacct@gmail.com
Mechanical EngineerEng. Anandanadarajah AbirajahDirect: 0212220805
Mobile: 0774369236
Me.pdhsnp@gmail.com
Civil EngineerEng.T. PremananthanDirect: 0212216397
Mobile: 0773085567
Ce.pdhsnp@gmail.com
Civil EngineerEng.S.SriskantharajahDirect: 0212220838
Mobile:
Sulakshasr.24@gmail.com
Electrical EngineerEng.S.VarmilaDirect: 0212220819
Mobile: 0774369236
Me.pdhsnp@gmail.com
Administrative OfficerMrs.J.SritharanDirect:0212220813
Mobile: 0770308421
pdhsnp@gmail.com
Planning & Programming OfficerMiss.A.JeyaranchiniDirect:0212220815
Mobile: 0718242307
healthplanningnp@gmail.com