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

Northern Provincial Draft for Autism Policy released

Northern Provincial Health Ministry and Education Ministry jointly released the draft of Northern Provincial Autism Policy 2017-2022 on 19th July 2017 at Jaffna Tilko Hotel. This policy document includes identifying the children who are affected with autism and other disorders associated with brain and nervous system, evaluation, providing proper treatments and interventions, educating and living together with the society.

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Children's Day Celebration

The Children day of Probation and Childcare Department was held on 21st December 2016 at STR Cultural Hall, Thiruketheeswaram,Mannar. Secretary of Woman and Children Affairs Ministry Emelda Sugumar participated as the Chief Guest.

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Newsletter of Health Ministry launched

Ministry of Health and Indigenous Medicine launched its newsletter on 23rd November 2016 in the auditorium of Health Ministry. Chairman of the Northern Provincial Council CVK Sivagnanam received the first copy from Provincial Minister of Health P.Sathiyalingam.

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