NCD prevention and control activities in Sri Lanka are implemented through the NCD unit which is the focal point for NCD prevention and control in the Ministry of Health. The NCD prevention and control activities in the district level is conducted by Medical officer NCD Under the administrative purview of Regional Director of Health Services. NCD unit Kalutara District is situated in Wadduwa.
NCD screening programme
Healthy life style Centers (HLCs)which were established in primary Health care institution and MOH are Screening healthy people between 40-65 years for NCD and risk factors and providing health guidance. Guideline was issued from the Ministry of Health on recruitment, screening and follow-up. Cardiovascular risk is being assessed according to multiple risk factor approach using WHO/ISH risk prediction chart and managed according to NCD management protocol at HLCs.
Administration and Organization
Coordination of HLC Activities
Collection & analyzes of data of NCD Screening Programme
Identification of Risk factors and takes necessary action
Support National level activities
Provide correct information to National level
Collaboration with multi stake holders
Conduct Special programmes and researchers
Conduct health education programmes
Healthy Life Centers