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       Child Care Development & Special needs Unit

  Head of the Unit

Dr.Asiri Hewamalage
Consultant Community Physician     

Other Staff
Dr. Lasantha Wijesekara
Dr. Rasika Aluthwalage
Mrs. K.G. Priyadharshani


  • Ensure the monitoring and promotion of physical, socio emotional, cognitive, language and psychosocial development of children in Sri Lanka.
  • Sustaining a regular screening and early intervention programmes to identify and cater for the needs of the children with developmental delays and disorders.
  • Identification of policy concerns related to child development and special need and providing guidance and advocacy to relevant policy makers and stakeholders.
  • Selecting, adapting, piloting and scaling up of child development and special need programme in the country.
  • Analyzing the burden and trends related to child development concerns.

 Family Health Bureau Ministry of Health Sri Lanka.  Designed & Developed by Monitoring & Evaluation Unit - Family Health Bureau Ministry of Health Sri Lanka

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