Training Programes at National Institute of Health Sciences Kalutara, Sri Lanka


national institute of health sciences kalutara Sri Lanka is much famous due to free education and free health policy. All the professionals who works associated with this public sectors trained under different institute and those institute were also governed by Sri Lanka Government. National Institute of Health Science (NIHC) is one of the leading public health training organization which governed by the Ministry of Health ,Sri Lanka. This institute was established in the year of  1926 and located at Kaluthara. This institute is one of the leading public institute who trains professionals on Sri Lankan public medical sector.

Public Health Inspectors (PHI), Midwife, Dispensers, Nursing, Pharmacy and so many professional course conducted at this institute. The main aim of national institute of health sciences kalutara is to develop the manpower of Sri Lankan public health sector. National Institute of Health Science (NIHC)  got experienced 300 staffs who committed for training. National Institute of Health Science is also collebarted with World Health Organization and Public Health Workforce Development.

Department and Training Schools of NIHC

There are four major training centers  at national institute of health sciences kalutara and those centers were named as follows

School of PHI
School of MLT
School of Pharmacy
School of Nursing

Apart from this  training schools this l institute also got two departments such as Department of Educational Science and department of Basic Medical Science which mainly focused on the training of medical professionals in Sri Lanka.

The Major Training Programme  Conducted at NIHC

There are five leading training programmes conducted at this institute and those training programmes were further divide in to sub sectors such as Diploma, Certificate and as training programmes. Following are main training progrmmes conducted at national institute of health sciences kalutara .

Basic Training Programs 

  1. Public Health Inspectors’ Diploma Course
  2. Public Health Midwife Field (Part II) Training
  3. Diploma Programme in Medical Laboratory Technology
  4. Certificate of Proficiency as Pharmacist
  5. Certificate Course in Tuberculosis Assistants

Post Basic Training Programs

  1. Public Health Nursing Diploma Course
  2. Nursing Tutor (Public Health) Diploma Course

In-service Training Programs

  1. Orientation on Management of Community Health for MOH / RE / MO (MCH) / MO (PH)
  2. Pre Placement Training for Post Intern Medical Officers (AMOH)
  3. Supervising Public Health Inspectors’ Training
  4. Supervising Public Health Midwifes’ Training
  5. Training Programme on Research Methodology
  6. Teacher Training Programme
  7. Training Programme on Health Learning Material Production
  8. Educational Science Diploma Programme
  9. Training course on International Classification of Diseases – 10th Revision
  10. Training course on Medical Record and Health Information Management
  11. Community Health Training for Post Basic Nurses (Ward sisters and Tutor sisters)
  12. Training Programme on Supervision for PHNS and RSPHNO
  13. Management Training for Medical Officers In-charge of Primary Care Hospitals
  14. Management Training for Senior Paramedical Staff attached to Government Hospitals
  15. Training course in Community Health Management for Middle Level Managers
  16. Human Resource Management Training for Middle Level Managers
  17. Management Training Programme for Chief Pharmacists
  18. In-service Training Programme for Government Pharmacists
  19. In-service Training Programme for Dispensers
  20. In-service Training Programme in Laboratory Quality Management for Government Medical Laboratory Technologists
  21. In-service Training Programme for strengthening of skills of Government Medical Laboratory Technologists
  22. In-service Training Programme for Estate Medical Assistants

Postgraduate Training

  1. Practical Orientation on Community Health for MSc (Community Medicine / Community Dentistry)
  2. MD (Community Medicine) Part II Training Attachment
  3. Training on Public Health for MSc (Biomedical Informatics)
  4. Training on Community Paediatrics for MD (Paediatrics)

International Training

  1. Clinical Placement of Diploma in Primary Health Care for Maldivian PHC students
  2. Clinical Placement of Advanced Certificate in Primary Health Care for Maldivian PHC students
  3. Training course in International Classification of Diseases – 10th Revision
  4. Training course in Medical Record and Health Information Management
  5. Training Programme on Research Methodology
  6. Training Programme on Primary Health Care Management for Middle Level Health Officials
  7. Community Health Orientation for International Participants

Medium of Study

The above study programmes were conducted either Sinhala or English Language

Contact National Institute of Health Sciences
National Institute of Health Sciences
P.O. Box: 28
Nagoda
Kalutara
Phone:
+94 34 2222264
+94 34 2222001
Web : http://nihs.gov.lk/

Resources :

http://nihs.gov.lk/
http://studentlanka.com/

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