The Health Information and Research Unit manned by doctors with post graduate qualification in Health Informatics under the guidance of the Director, TH-Kandy. There are many projects that would benefit the care recipients, care givers and the general public under this plan. This is aimed at short term, medium term and long term projects aimed at improving the infrastructure, knowledge and attitude of the hospital and its staff.


Role and Functions



  • To build on the information management capacity of the hospital.
  • establishing or collaborating with already established Resource center on Health Information will be done to provide the required resources for staff training on ICT.
  • In-service Training on Health Information & ICT for the staff by Identification of training needs, Curriculum development and Training Activities will be done which will enhance the knowledge of the staff and change the attitude towards IT.
  • To Improve Electronic Communication, a high speed wide area network (WAN) backbone was designed and implemented designed and constructed covering all buildings of the hospital enabling expansion of the hospital network as required using Fiber Optics.
  • Further, electronic communication will be promoted by issuing email addresses to all relevant stakeholders.
  • Implementation and guarantee the sustainability of HIMS (Hospital Information Management System) and more.


Medical Officer in Charge
Dr. G. K. M. E. Janaka

Staff 3


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