On-going Training Programmes

In-service Training

1. Orientation on Management of Community Health for MOH / RE / MO   (MCH) / MO (PH)

2. Pre Placement Training for Post Intern Medical Officers (AMOH)

3. Supervising Public Health Inspectors’ Training

4. Supervising Public Health Midwifes’ Training

5. Training Programme on Research Methodology

6. Teacher Training Programme

7. Training Programme on Health Learning Material Production

8. Educational Science Diploma Programme

9. Training course on International Classification of Diseases – 10th Revision

10. Training course on Medical Record and Health Information Management

11. Community Health Training for Post Basic Nurses (Ward sisters and Tutor sisters)

12. Training Programme on Supervision for PHNS and RSPHNO

13. Management Training for Medical Officers In-charge of Primary Care Hospitals

14. Management Training for Senior Paramedical Staff attached to Government Hospitals

15. Training course in Community Health Management for Middle Level Managers

16. Human Resource Management Training for Middle Level Managers

17. Management Training Programme for Chief Pharmacists

18. In-service Training Programme for Government Pharmacists

19. In-service Training Programme for Dispensers

20. In-service Training Programme in Laboratory Quality Management for Government Medical Laboratory Technologists

21. In-service Training Programme for strengthening of skills of Government Medical Laboratory Technologists

22. In-service Training Programme for Estate Medical Assistants


Ongoing Research Projects

Staff of the NIHS involves with several ongoing research projects. Click here to download the list of research projects that the staff of the NIHS involved. 

Research Publications

National and international scientific presentations and the scientific publications of the academic staff of the NIHS. 

NIHS News Letter

Planing and Information Unit of the NIHS publishes quarterly news letter. Download the latest news letter. 

News Letter 2013 February

News Letter 2013 September           

Code of Conduct for Trainees

All trainees attend the training programmes of NIHS are expected to follow the Code of Conduct of NIHS. Download the Code of Conduct here. 

Prospectus for Training Programmes

Click here to download the prospectus of training programmes


Dr. Nimal Abesiriwardena

Tel: +94 34 2226319

Fax: +94 34 2226319

Deputy Director (Training)
Dr. Ruwan Ferdinando
Tel: +94 34 2222659 
Fax: + 94 34 2222659

Deputy Director (Field Services)

Dr. Sumal Nandasena
Tel: +94 34 2222682
Fax: +94 34 2222682
Tel: +94 34 2222220
Administrative Officer
Tel: +94 34  3306729
MOH Office - Kalutara
Tel: +94 34 2229446
MOH Office - Beruwala
Tel: +94 34 2270276
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