Family Health Bureau (FHB) is the focal point for Maternal and Child Health (MCH) in Sri Lanka. The organization is responsible for planning, co-ordinatiion, monitoring and evaluation of the MCH and Family Planning services in the National Family Health Programme.
Maternal Health, Child Health, Women's Health and Family Planning form main components of the Family Health Programme.
The demograpic change over the past few years has brought about the need of addressing the changing scenarios in MCH area. Thus several components have been added to the existing programme.
The services are provided through carefully streamlined infrastructure of the Ministry of Health and Provincial Health services which comprise wide network of Medical Institutions and Medical Offices of Health (MOH) areas.