Gender & Women's Health Unit

Dr.Mrs.Nethanjalie Mapitigama

Consultant Community Physician

Function of the unit

  • Advocate on matters relevant to Women’s Health including policy formulation.
  • Provide guidance and technical expertise on Women’s Health.
  • Direct, guide, coordinate and support the peripheral MCH Programme Managers on matters related to Women’s Health.
  • Provide technical and managerial guidelines on Gender & Women’s Health.
  • Capacity building
  • Develop programme specific training materials.
  • Forecast, estimate, procure, store & distribute equipment, chemicals and supplies for National Well Women Clinic Services & Cervical Cancer Screening Programme.
  • Mobilize funds and other support from GOSL and international sources.
  • Maintain surveillance systems with regards to Women’s Health.
  • Establish and maintain partnerships.