Ministry of Health Sri Lanka

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Objectives

Vision:

A healthier nation that contributes to its economic, social, mental and spiritual development.

Mission:

To contribute to social and economic development of Sri Lanka by achieving the highest attainable health status through promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative services of high quality made available and accessible to people of Sri Lanka. Objectives are;

  • To empower community for maintaining, promoting their health
  • To improve comprehensive health services delivery actions
  • To strengthen stewardship management functions
  • To improve the management of human

The main objective of the Health Development Master Plan of improving health status and reducing inequalities will be achieved by implementing  strategic objectives, These are;

Specific Objectives:

  1. To provide technical advice in policy formulation, planning and programming on promotion of health through Advocacy, Behavior Change Communication, Social Marketing and Community Mobilization.
  2. To support various health programmes conducted by the Department of health services and other health related sectors through advocacy, behavior change communication and social mobilization for health actions.
  3. To promote, support and undertake planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluation of health promotion programmes in different settings.
  4. To promote health care consciousness among the masses through mass media.
  5. To assist and develop IEC / BCC materials required for health promotion and behavior change communication
  6. To develop the capacities of manpower, both within and outside the department of health services in order to act as health promoters and change agents through advocacy, behavior change communication and social mobilization.
  7. To educate and empower the public on health issues, to enable them to increase control over and promote individual and community health.
  8. To coordinate with health related governmental, non governmental and international agencies and organization in promoting health of people.
  9. To develop managerial capacities of health and health related sectors to manage health promotive programmes
  10. To monitor and evaluate health promotive programmes and facilitate monitoring and evaluation of them at different levels.
  11. To support and undertake research related to Behavior change of the community and social mobilization.

 

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CONTACT US

MINISTRY OF HEALTH
"SUWASIRIPAYA”
No. 385, Rev. Baddegama Wimalawansa Thero Mawatha,
Colombo 10, Sri Lanka.
Telephone (General):

(+94)112 694033, (+94)112 675011, (+94)112 675449, (+94)112 693493, (+94)112 675280, (+94)112 669192.

TELEPHONE DIRECTORY

 

Email: postmaster@health.gov.lk

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