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 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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Walk for health held to mark the Provincial Health Festival

Provincial Ministry of Health arranged a health walk with the collaboration of Faculty of Medicine, Jaffna and Community and Family Medicine Unit on 15th February 2016 to mark the Provincial Health Festival, thus preventing the spread of non-communicable diseases in the society.

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Health Walk to mark Physical Health Promotion Week

Ministry of Health declared the Physical Health promotion week from 25 to 30 of this month under the guidance and advices of the President to promote health of the people, thus preventing the spread of non-communicable diseases in the country.
Provincial Ministry of Health orgarnized a health walk to mark the Physical Health promotion week. The theme of the event was "Healthy life".

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