Maternal Care Unit

Dr.Sanjeewa Godakandage


Consultant Community Physician

Function of the unit

  • Development and revision of strategies, guidelines, protocols, circulars on maternal care incorporating current scientific evidence with the collaboration of professional organizations and development partners
  • Provision of technical support on issues related to maternal care at the national, provincial, and district levels
  • Development/adaptation of training materials for capacity building of public health staff on maternal care
  • Capacity Building of public health staff on maternal care
  • Development of BCC material on maternal care
  • Ensure the logistic support for the maternal care programme (micronutrients, equipment, printed material etc.)
  • Convene Technical Advisory Committee on Maternal care and Family Planning chaired by DDG PHSII
  • Undergraduate and Postgraduate teaching (MSc Community Medicine, MSc Medical administration, Diploma in Reproductive Health etc.)