Well Woman Programme and Men's Health Unit

Dr. J.P. Silva

Consultant Community Physician

Function of the unit

  • Provision of screening services for– Breast and Cervical cancer, non-communicable diseases like Diabetes, Hypertension and BMI.
  • Logistics – Forecasting of consumables, obtaining stocks, storing and distribution according to annual schedule to all RMSDs in the country and laboratories in 35 hospitals.
  • Capacity building; annual training programs for MOOH, PHNS and cyto screeners.
  • Post Graduate training and training programs for special groups
  • Special training programs at the district level. Eg those districts with high rates of unsatisfactory smears, HPV DNA training etc.
  • At the national level with technical advisors, Sri Lanka Collage of Pathologists and College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
  • UN agencies.
  • At the international level with stakeholders involved in cervical cancer elimination.