Secretary Health


Secretary of Health, Indigenous Medicine and  Probation and Childcare Services.

Health Ministry Office,
1st Floor, Health Village, Pannai, Jaffna.  


Tel: +94-21-222 0800
Fax: +94-21-222 0806 Mobile: 0773800022


Northern Province Autism Policy 2017-2022 (Draft)



Ensures  Healthy  Society  with Physically  and Mentally  fitness , Applying  National and International  medical methods  to  ensures   and protect Women’s  Rights  and  Children  through  Rehabilitation  Activities  as well as   our  Province  Contribute  towards the National  Developments in the Country.

News and Events

International Yoha Day 2016

To mark International Yoha Day, Provincial Department of Indigenous Medicine organized the “Suriya Namaskaram” – Yoha programme - on 21th June 2016 at 8.15 am in front of Ministry of Health and Indigenous Medicine. This event was headed by Provincial Commissioner of Indigenous Medicine Dr (Mrs) S. Thurairatnam.

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Opening ceremony of Fitness centre in PDHS office, Jaffna

Under the second program of health development, a fitness centre was opened in Provincial Department of Health Services, Jaffna under the guidance of Chief Minister Justice C.V.Wigneswaran on 06th April 2016. Provincial Health Minister Dr.P.Sathiyalingam participated as Chief Guest and ceremonially opened the centre.

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International Women's day celebrated

International Women’s day was celebrated under the theme of “Strong Women for Sustainable Future” by Women Affairs Unit of Provincial Ministry of Health on 09th March 2016 in Jaffna Weerasingam Hall.

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Provincial level Seminar on Vulnerable and Affected Women Needs Analysis and Documentation

Provincial Ministry of Health and Women Affairs arranged the provincial level seminar on 29th February 2016 at the Health Ministry Conference Hall, Jaffna after the conclusion of all district level seminars to prepare the needs analysis and documentary of the vulnerable and affected women needs in all five districts of Northern Province. Provincial Health Minister Dr. P. Sathiyalingam chaired the seminar.

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