State Ministry​ of Primary Health Care, Epidemics and COVID Disease Control  

Vision, Mission
 & Duties 

A physically and mentally healthy and energetic society with communities free of epidemics, specially COVID – 19 and its variants, and having equitable access to state-of-the-art primary health care and allied services throughout the country, as envisioned by the government policy framework of Vistas of Prosperity and Splendour


1990 Suwa Seriya

The Suwasariya ambulance service was first launched in July 2016 in the Southern and Western Provinces and later in the other provinces. The service now covers the entire country, with a fleet of 297 ambulances.


Department of Social Services

The primary objective of the Department of Social Services is to make marginalized and disadvantaged communities active stakeholders of national development by addressing the problems faced by them while enabling them to be self-reliant. 


Saubagye Dakma

"In human capital development, health is of paramount importance"

His Excellency President Gotabaya Rajapaksa

Hon. Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa

World bank Primary Health care Projects

The development objective of the Primary Health Care System Strengthening Project for Sri Lanka is to increase the utilization and quality of primary health care services, with an emphasis on detection and management of non-communicable diseases

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ADB Primary Health care Projects

The health system enhancement project is a joint effort by the government of Srilanka and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to ensure a health care system.The project will enhance planning and delivering of essential primary health care serveices to geographically and 


Other Primary Health care Projects 

Enhancement of NCD Management