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                        Child Morbidity, Mortality Unit

  Head of the Unit 

Dr. Kapila Jayaratne
Consultant Community Physician
E-mail:kapjay613@gmail.com

 
  • Surveillance of Perinatal Deaths; system improvements, capacity building, data compilation, analysis, and dissemination of perinatal death data.
  • Surveillance of Child Deaths; system improvements, capacity building, data compilation, analysis, and dissemination of child death data.
  • Surveillance of Injury-related Child Deaths; system improvements, capacity building, data compilation, analysis, and dissemination of injury-related child death data.
  • Respectful & bereavement care after perinatal & child deaths; introduce a national program for Respectful & bereavement care after perinatal & child deaths.
  • Surveillance & Prevention of Birth Defects.
  • Development of a national birth defects surveillance, prevention & control strategic plan; system improvements, capacity building, data compilation, analysis, and dissemination of birth defects data
  • Birth defects prevention and capacity building in collaboration with local and international stakeholders.
  • Childhood morbidities; improve child health through services for childhood morbidities & strengthening childhood immunization.
  • Development of disease-specific national guidelines for common childhood illnesses.
  • Capacity building, data compilation, analysis, and dissemination of child morbidity data.
  • Logistic arrangements for strengthened care services for child morbidities.
  • Strengthening childcare services by attending to issues identified through surveillance.
  • Standards for improving quality of care for children in health facilities.

 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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