Gampaha district which was declared as a new administrative district in 1978 was separated from Colombo district in that era. Gampaha district is located in the west of SriLanka and has an area of 1,387 square kilometers (536 sq. mi). It is bounded by Kurunegala and Puttalam districts from north, Kegalle district from east, Colombo district from south and by the Indian Ocean from west. The borders of the district are the Ma Oya on the north, Kelani river on the south and 1,000 ft contour line on the east. Gampaha district is divided into 13 divisional Secretary’s division (DS Divisions), each headed by a divisional secretary (previously known as an Assistant Government Agent).The DS divisions are further sub-divided into 1,177 Grama Niladhari divisions (GN Divisions).

Regional Director of Health Services is the administrative focal point for 2 district general hospitals, 3 base hospitals, 3 divisional hospitals, 45 central dispensaries, 16 Medical officers of health offices, Regional Medical Supply division, STD Programme and Chest programme.

Organization Structure

Units

Technical Branch

  • Maternal & children health unit
  • Regional Epidemiology unit
  • Non communicable disease unit
  • Oral health unit
  • Mental health unit
  • Environmental & Occupational health unit
  • Quality & satiety unit
  • Health information management unit
  • School health unit
  • Planning unit
  • Divisional pharmacist unit
  • Food & drug inspectors unit

Administrative branch

Financial branch

 

Health institutions in Gampaha district

District General Hospitals

  • District General Hospital – Gampaha
  • District General Hospital – Negombo
Base Hospitals

  • Base Hospital type A – Wathupitiwala
  • Base Hospital type B- Mirigama
  • Base Hospital type B- Kiribathgoda
District Hospitals
Type A
  • District Hospital – Minuwangoda
  • District Hospital – Divulapitiya
  • District Hospital – Dompe
Type B
  • District Hospital – Radawana
Type C
  • District Hospital – Akaragama
  • District Hospital – Biyagama
  • District Hospital – Bokalagama
  • District Hospital – Udupila
  • District Hospital – Ja-Ela
  • District Hospital – Malwathuhiripitiya
  • District Hospital – Pamunugama
Primary Medical Care Units
  • PMCU – Wattala
  • PMCU – Ganemulla
  • PMCU – Pasyala
  • PMCU- Wevaldeniya
  • PMCU –Seeduwa
  • PMCU –Maaladeniya
  • PMCU – Weliweriya
  • PMCU –Muddaragama
  • PMCU – Halpe – Katana
  • PMCU –Devalapola
  • PMCU – Uswatakeiyawa
  • PMCU – Alawala
  • PMCU – Halpe – Mirigama
  • PMCU – Mandawala
  • PMCU – Sinharamulla
  • PMCU – Badalgama
  • PMCU – Kochikade
  • PMCU – Urapola
  • PMCU- Peliyagoda
  • PMCU – Ambepussa
  • PMCU – Kotadeniyawa
  • PMCU – Kaleliya
  • PMCU – Kadawatha
Primary Medical Care Units
  • PMCU – Thihariya
  • PMCU – Adiambalama
  • PMCU – Thalahena- Pitipana – Negombo
  • PMCU – Bemmulla
  • PMCU – Nambuluwa
  • PMCU – Duunagaha
  • PMCU- Korasa
  • PMCU – Kalagedihena
  • PMCU – Pugoda
  • PMCU – Veyangoda
  • PMCU – Meethirigala
  • PMCU – Anuragoda
  • PMCU – Raddolugama
  • PMCU – Madelgamuwa
  • PMCU – BOI – Katunayaka
  • PMCU – Wekada
  • PMCU – Malwana
  • PMCU – Madawala – Minuwangoda
  • PMCU – Maligaathanna – Weyangoda
  • PMCU – Kandawala Katana
  • PMCU – Pallewela
  • PMCU – Hunupitiya
 Offices of Medical Officer of Health (MOH)
  • MOH Aththanagalla
  • MOH Gampaha
  • MOH Biyagama
  • MOH Dompe
  • MOH Mahara
  • MOH Kelaniya
  • MOH Ja- Ela
  • MOH Waththala
  • MOH Seeduwa
  • MOH Negombo
  • MOH Divulapitiya
  • MOH Meerigama
  • MOH Katana
  • MOH Katunayaka (BOI)
  • MOH Minuwangoda
  • MOH Ragama