Public Health Department

Safeguarding the health of the citizens is the responsibility of a city administration. With that in mind the Public Health Department of the Council was formulated in 1902

Chief Medical Officer of Health
Dr. R.L. de S. Wijayamuni

MD. MPH. Msc Comm. Med

  • 011-2691922
  • 011-2694937

Message from Chief Medical Officer of Health Colombo

It gives me a great pleasure to be the Head of the Public Health Department of Colombo Municipal Council which has a rich and evolving history of over 110 years. The department plays a major role in maternal and child welfare, preventive medicine, food hygiene, control of epidemics, community development, health education, control of pollution and nuisance, school health, pest control and other public health related programmes. It has worked as an independent unit throughout its existence of over 110 years supporting the activities of Ministry of Health especially with regard to control of communicable disease and food hygiene.

Vision

To be recognized as the best innovative Public Health care provider in the Country.

Mission

As the principal Public Health provider of the City of Colombo the Public Health Department of the Colombo Municipal Council is committed to promote the health of its citizen & visitors by controlling effectively both communicable & non communicable diseases with the aim of making Colombo a livable City where people enjoy a healthy life style.

Medical Officer of Health Areas Corresponding to Municipal Wards & their Respective Gramaniladari Division within the Colombo Municipal Council Area
Medical Officer of Health - District - 1 CMC Ward No CMC Ward Gramasevaka Division
MOH,
MOH Office,
342, Sirimavo Bandaranayaka Mw,
Co 14.
1 Mattakkuliya Mattakkuliya
Sammanthranapura
2 Modara Modara
3 Mahawatta Mahawatta
Madampitiya
4 Aluthmawatha Aluthmawatha
5 Lunupokuna Lunupokuna
6 Bloemandhal Bloemandhal
7 Kotahena East Kotahena East
8 Kotahena West Kotahena West
Medical Officer of Health - District - 1 CMC Ward No CMC Ward Gramasevaka Division
MOH,
MOH Office,
27, Vivekananda Hills,
Co 13.
9 Kochchikade North Kochchikade North
10 Ginthupitiya Ginthupitiya
11 Massangasweediya Massangasweediya
12 New Bazaar New Bazaar
13 Grandpass North Grandpass North
Nawagampura
14 Grandpass South Grandpass South
Kettarama
16 Aluthkade East Aluthkade East
17 Aluthkade West Aluthkade West
18 Keselwatta Keselwatta
19 Kochchikade South Kochchikade South
20 Fort Fort
Pettah
28 Maligawatta East Maligawatta East
Medical Officer of Health - District - 1 CMC Ward No CMC Ward Gramasevaka Division
MOH,
MOH Office,
79, Baddegama Wimalawansa Mw,
Co 10.
21 Kompannaweediya Kompannaweediya
22 Wekanda Wekanda
23 Hunupitiya Hunupitiya
24 Suduwella Suduwella
Ibbanwala
25 Panchikawatta Panchikawatta
26 Maradana Maradana
27 Maligakanda Maligakanda
37 Kollupitiya Kollupitiya
Galle Face
15 Maligawatta West Maligawatta West
Medical Officer of Health - District - 1 CMC Ward No CMC Ward Gramasevaka Division
MOH,
MOH Office,
10A, Campbell Park,
Co 08.
29 Dematagoda Dematagoda
30 Wanathamulla Wanathamulla
31 Kuppiyawatta East Kuppiyawatta East
32 Kuppiyawatta West Kuppiyawatta West
33 Borella North Borella North
35 Borella South Borella South
36 Cinnoman Garden Cinnoman Garden
Medical Officer of Health - District - 1 CMC Ward No CMC Ward Gramasevaka Division
MOH,
MOH Office,
75, Kirula Road, Narahenpita,
Co 05.
34 Narahenpita Narahenpita & Gothamipura
40 Thimbirigasyaya Thimbirigasyaya
41 Kirula Kirula
44 Kirulapona Kirulapona
45 Pamankada East Pamankada East

1.Maternity and child health services

  • Ante-natal clinics
  • Post-natal clinics
  • Infant clinics
  • Preschool clinics
  • Family planning clinics
  • Well-women clinics
  • Mobile immunization

2.Special projects

  • Lactation managements
  • Nutrition clinic
  • Early childhood care development clinics
  • Community support and counseling clinics
  • Adolescent reproductive health clinics

3.Laboratory services

Chief Medical Officer of Health
Dr. . R.L. De S. Wijayamuni

( MD MPH MSc .Comm. Med )

  • 011-2674965
  • 011-2691922 / 2691191 - Ext 350
  • 011-2694937
  • 077-7715323
  • ruwanwijemuni@hotmail.com
Chief Medical Officer of Health
Dr. . R.L. De S. Wijayamuni

( MD MPH MSc .Comm. Med )

  • 011-2674965
  • 011-2691922 / 2691191 - Ext 350
  • 011-2694937
  • 077-7715323
  • ruwanwijemuni@hotmail.com
Deputy Chief Medical Officer of Health (Epidemiology and Statistics)
Dr. M. Balasuriya

(MBBS,MSc,MD,Med Admin)

  • 011-2675702
  • 011-2676586 / 2691191 - Ext 505
  • 011-2698846
  • 077-7715324
  • dcmohcmc@sltnet.lk
Deputy Chief Medical Officer of Health (Environmental Health Sanitation)
Dr. ( Mrs.) M.A.S.G.Rathnawardhana

(MD,Msc,PGDMC,MPH)

  • 011-2508943
  • 011-2681747 / 2691191 - Ext 351
  • 011-2694937
  • 077-7448945
  • geethi@msn.com
Medical Officer of Health (Epidemiology & Statistics)
Dr. (Mrs.) I.D.Fernando
  • 2674424 / 2691191 - Ext 243
Medical Officer of Health (Project Division)
Assistant Secretary (S.L.A.S)
Mrs.W.M.M.Jayasooriya
  • 071-8388045
  • 011-2699315 / 2691191 - Ext 361
  • 011-2699315
Administrative Officer
Mr.S.A.D.M.R.Perera

(Acting)

  • 071-8031370
  • 011-2695742 / 2691191 - Ext 360
Accountant
Mrs.D.N.S.Welikala

(Acting)

  • 071-8330124
  • 011-2681784 / 2695742 / 2691191 - Ext 354
  • 011-2681784
Management Assistant (Chief Management Assistant)
Mr. Mr.S.A.D.M.R.Perera
  • 071-8031370
  • 2695742 / 2691191 - Ext 343
Chief Public Health Inspector
Mr. R.W.A.K.K.Wicramasinhe
  • 011-2690085
  • 2696594 / 2691191 - Ext 506
  • 011-2694937
  • 077-7234482
Management Assistant Personal File, Pension & Live (F.C. 1)
Mrs. K.C. Malani Perera
  • 077-4914021
  • 011-2695742 / 2691191 - Ext 362
Management Assistant Salary (F.C. 2)
Mr.Gamini Kumarapeli

( MD MPH MSc .Comm. Med )

  • 077-1588706
  • 011-2695742 / 2691191 - Ext 357
Management Assistant Loan (F.C.2/ II)
Mrs. W.Nanayakkara

( MD MPH MSc .Comm. Med )

  • 011-2695742 / 2691191 - Ext 359
  • 077-3742086
Management Assistant Leave (F.C3)
Miss.K.B.A.K.De Silva
  • 011-2695742 / 2691191 - Ext 363
  • 072-9923123
Management Assistant Inventory (F.C.4)
Mr.Sumith Pussewela
  • 011-2695742 / 2691191 - Ext 358
  • 072-4777597
Management Assistant (C.M.O.H Office)
Miss.R.L.S.D.Kumaranayaka
Miss.K.A.Nimesha Jayaashani
  • 011-2691922 / 2695742 / 2691191 - Ext 352
Management Assistant (Supplies officer)
Mr.B.D.Kelum
  • 011-2695742 / 2691191 - Ext 355
  • 077-5631763
Record Keeper
Mr. M.A. Bandusena
  • 011-2691191 - Ext 389
  • 072-5581626
Management Assistant (Typing Unit)
Miss. Dayani Ranasinghe
  • 011-2691191 - Ext 378
  • 071-6109157
Information
Mrs.W.M.M.Jayasooriya
  • 011-2691191 - Ext 388
Medical Officer of Health District Office 01
Dr S.P. Ranasinghe
Medical Officer of Health District Office 2A
Dr. J.D.S.Mendis
Medical Officer of Health District Office 2B
Dr. S.K.Hewawitharana
Medical Officer of Health District Office 03
Dr.G.D.K.Lakpriya
Medical Officer of Health District Office 04
Dr. D.A.Adikarawaththage
Medical Officer of Health District Office 05
Dr. K. Sriprathapan
Chief Food Inspector (Acting)
Mr.Gamini Ranasinha
  • 011-2822292
  • 011-2676161
Assistant Chief Health Education Officer (Acting)
Mr.kelum Gamage
  • 011-2438595
  • 077-5820127
O.I.C. Material Production Unit (Acting)
Mr.K.V.Nihal
  • 011-2333573
  • 077-6291717
Deputy Chief Medical Officer of Health (Laboratory Services, City Microbiologist)
Dr. (Mrs.) A. Kariyawasam
  • Arnold Rathnayake Mawatha, Colombo 10
  • 011-2508990
  • 011-2695171
  • 011-2695179
  • 077-3601009
  • citymicrolab@sltnet.lk
City Analyst’s Laboratory office City Analyst
Mr. R.M.G.B. Rajanayaka
  • Baddegama Wimalawansa Nahimi Mawatha, Colombo 10.
  • 011-2925544
  • 011-2695096
  • 011-2695076
  • 071-4454635
Maternity & Child Health Office
Deputy Chief Medical Officer of Health Maternity and Child Health (Acting)
Dr. (Mrs.) R.A. Ramanayaka

( MD MPH MSc .Comm. Med )

  • Baddegama Wimalawansa Nahimi Mawatha, Colombo 10.
  • 011-2681828
  • 011-2692830
  • 011-2676287
  • 071-8021652
Chief Nursing Officer
  • 011-2692830
Medical Office Slave Island M.H. (Acting)
Dr. (Mrs.) T.Susitharan

( MD MPH MSc .Comm. Med )

  • 011-2324693
  • 077-3506562
Medical Office Kirula M.H.
Dr. (Mrs.) P.I.D.D. Jayathilaka
  • 011-2586822
  • 077-4138433
Medical Office Kirillapone, C.W.C.
Dr. (Mrs.) P.I.D.D. Jayathilaka
  • 011-2512045
  • 077-4138433
Medical Office Wellawatte C.W.C.
Dr. (Mrs.) T. Susitharan

( MD MPH MSc .Comm. Med )

  • 011-2362495
  • 077-3506562
Medical Office Mohideen Masjid C.W.C
Dr. (Mrs.) R.A. Ramanayaka

( MD MPH MSc .Comm. Med )

  • 011-2434558
  • 077-8021652
Medical Office Modera M.H.
Dr. (Mrs.) K.A.C.S. Jayampathi
  • 011-2523695
  • 077-3072034
Medical Office St. Paul’s M.H.
Dr. (Mrs.) T.A.Wicramathunga
  • 011-2433826
  • 077-8096164
Medical Office Wasala Road C.W.C.
Dr. ( Mr ) W.K. Chandrapala
  • 011-2432494
  • 077-3602448
Medical Office New Bazaar M.H. & C.W.C.
Dr. (Mr ) W.U.Naidu
  • 011-2421454
  • 077-7357277
Medical Office Bandaranayake Mw. M.H.
Dr. ( Mr ) W.K.Chandrapala
  • 011-2320256
  • 077-3602448
Medical Office Borella C.W.C.
Dr. (Mrs.) I.D.Hettihelage

( MD MPH MSc .Comm. Med )

  • 011-2695943
  • 071-9521974
Medical Office Forbus Road, C.W.C
Dr. (Mrs.) S.D.Nawarathna
  • 011-2694903
  • 077-3665016
Medical Office Maligawatta M.H.
Dr. (Mrs.) I.D.Hettihelage
  • 011-2687280
  • 071-9521974
Medical Office Kuppiyawaththa C.W.C
Dr. (Mrs.) R.A. Ramanayaka

( MD MPH MSc .Comm. Med )

  • 011-2695754
  • 071-8021652
Kirula Maternity and Child Welfare Center,

75/2, Kirula Road, Colombo 05.

  • 011-2586822
Maligawatta Maternity and Child Welfare Center,

96, Maligawatta Place, Colombo 10.

  • 011-2687280
St. Paul’s (Ginthupitiya) Maternity and Child Welfare Center,

27, Vivekananda Hill, Colombo 13.

  • 011-2433826
New Bazaar Maternity and Child Welfare Center,

200, Prince of Wales Avenue, Colombo 14.

  • 011-2421454
Modera Maternity and Child Welfare Center,

46, John’s Way, Colombo 15.

  • 011-2523695
Bandaranayake Mawatha Maternity and Child Welfare Center,

196, Bandaranayake Mawatha, Colombo 12.

  • 011-2320256
Forbus Road Child Welfare Center,

73/12, Forbus Road, Colombo 10.

  • 011-2694903
Borella Child Welfare Center,

Pelangastuduwa Path, Colombo 08.

  • 011-2695943
Slave Island Child Welfare Center,

3, Sir James Peiris Mawatha, Colombo 02

  • 011-2324693
Kirulapone Child Welfare Center,

Sena Square, Colombo 06.

  • 011-2512045
Mohideen Masjid Road Child Welfare Center,

Mohideen Masjid Road, Colombo 10.

  • 011-2434558
Wasala Road Child Welfare Center,

Wasala Road, Colombo 13.

  • 011-2432494
Wellawatta Child Welfare Center,

40, Manning Place, Colombo 06.

  • 011-2362495
Kuppiyawaththa Child Welfare Center,

Colombo 08

  • 011-2695754
Assistant Medical Officer of Health

(Vector Control)

Kuppiyawaththa Child Welfare Center,
Mr.V.Shivakumar

Colombo 08

  • 011-2503550
  • 071-4481605
Coordinater
Mrs.Premila Gunarathna
  • 011-2512375
Cemetery Keeper, General Cemetery, Borella.
Mr. G.A.C.K. Perera
  • 011-2693080
Cemetery Keeper, Madampitiya.
Mr. H.M.P. Abeywardhana
  • 011-2526666
Cemetery Keeper, Kirulapone.
Mr. K.Shantha Kumara
  • 011-2826628
Cemetery Keeper, Jawatta.
Mr. K.K.A.P. Satharasinghe
  • 011-2505336