Training Course and Midwife Jobs in Ministry of Health

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You can become a Midwife in Sri Lanka by entering Midwife Training Programme offered by Ministry of Health under the Para Medical Services.

Only Female students can apply for this programme. You need 3 passes in subjects in G. C. E. (A/L) Examination in any stream in any year.  Age should not be less than 18 years or should not be more than 30 years. This programme/course is full time one. Candidates are selected based on the z-score of the G. C. E. (A/L) Examination.

Public Health Midwife Training Program:

Selected applicants will be admitted for each training school in order to follow the relevant training course.  Midwife training program in  18 months long, with 12 months are spent in the nursing training school and hospital and 6 months is spent training in the field and hospital wards.  Courses can be followed in  Sinhala or Tamil. A monthly allowance of Rs.12, 360/= will be paid to the trainees during the training period.

2015 Intake – Apply before 24 July 2015

APPLICATIONS are called from Sri Lankan citizens who have qualified G. C. E. (A/L) Examination in the years 2012, 2013, 2014 to recruit as trainees to the Trainee Public Health Midwife training course of the Para Medical Service of the Ministry of Health and Indigenous Medicine.

Download details and Application for Midwifery Training Course of Ministry of Health from Govenment Gazette of 26 June 2015

For details contact:
Director (Admin) 02,
Ministry of Health, ”Suawasiripaya”,
385, Ven. Baddegama Wimalawansa Thero Mawatha,
Colombo 10

Midwifery service in Sri Lanka

A person, usually a woman, who is trained to assist women in childbirth. Midwifes in Sri Lanka helped in reducing maternal, neonatal and child mortality in Sri Lanka.

Those who satisfactorily complete Public Health Midwife Training Program register with the Sri Lanka Medical Council and are certified. To achieve the goal of having a midwife in every locality, the government created two categories of midwives: institutional midwives (IMs) are specifically trained to work in institutions, whereas public health midwives (PHMs) are trained for different tasks more suited to care provided at the community level.

Recent figures indicate that about 2,720 IMs are employed in maternity homes and hospitals. As in any developed country, they provide care for women in ante- and postnatal wards and labour rooms.

PHMs mainly work in the field, providing domiciliary care by residing in the community. There are approximately 4,654 PHMs (one PHM per 5,000 people). The Divisional Medical Officer of Health (DMO) and his or her assistant provide additional support and supervision.




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  1. Welma April 27, 2017 at 4:07 pm -  Reply

    Ehema thama aranchi une apitath. Ministry eken hariyata kiyaneth na ne. Dawasin dawasa pahu wenawa witharai. Kawruwath lagakadi ministry ekata cl k nadda?

  2. MADHU April 27, 2017 at 3:50 pm -  Reply

    Ou dr..kohomat eyala NTS walin ain unama tama apiwa ganne traning.

  3. ACHALA April 27, 2017 at 12:24 am -  Reply

    2nd batch 1ta training patan gnna dawasak danne ndda friends. 1st batch 1ta last xam 1 may mula thiyenwa neda

  4. Wasana April 24, 2017 at 11:02 am -  Reply

    Hm api auruddak balanidiya results dala

  5. Wasana April 21, 2017 at 10:23 pm -  Reply

    Tama abiyachana add karla aluth list dala nhne eka daanakam apita letters ewannatiwei neda? Mkd okkama ayata ekaparamane lium yawanawa aththe.kauruth callkare ndd ministry akta

  6. MADHU April 21, 2017 at 7:31 am -  Reply

    Ministry eken mge yaluwekta kyla tynawa…wasana

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