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National Guidelines on Immunization Safety Surveillance 2016 ( Surveillance of AEFI )

Clinical Management of Dengue Infection in Pregnancy National Guidelines


Prevalence of Chronic Kidney Disease of unknown aetiology and its risk factors in the district of Anuradhapura - 2017


Presidential Task Force on Dengue Prevention - Action Plan 2017 ( Sinhala / Tamil / English )
Screening Guidelines Chronic Kidney Disease Sri Lanka - 2017
National Guidelines on Management of Leptospirosis
WEBIIS User manual
Health System Cost for Dengue Control and Management in Colombo District, Sri Lanka in 2012
National Immunization Policy
Japanese Encephalitis (a manual for medical officers of health)
Congenital Rubella Syndrome (CRS)

Contraindications and Precautionary Conditions for Vaccination
Guidelines for Storage and Transport of A.D. Syringes
Guidelines for Typhoid Vaccination

Immunization Handbook ( 3rd Edition )


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Guidelines on Management of DF / DHF in Children and Adolescents

Guidelines on Management of DF / DHF in Adults

Comprehensive multi-year plan for immunization 2012 - 2016
Eradication of Poliomyelitis A comprehensive guide for Medical Officer
Immunization handbook for Primary Health Care Staff 2016 ( Sinhala 2nd Edition / Tamil 2nd Edition )

Surveillance Case Definition for Notifiable Diseases in Sri Lanka (2nd Edition)

National Guidelines on Immunization Safety Surveillance ( Surveillance of AEFI )
National Survey on Surveillance of AEFI 2012 National Survey on Surveillance of Adverse Events Following Immunization in Sri Lanka - 2012
Fridge-tag Guidelines (Printing)
Fridge-tag Guidelines (Reading)
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Advice's for patients with Dengue Fever who are on ambulatory care ( Sinhala / Tamil / English )

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Triage of fever patients with suspected dengue and criteria for admission


Disease Surveillance in Flood Affected Areas

1. Public health measures to be adopted in the event of floods.

2. Health messages for public.


Zika Leaflet ( Sinhala/English )

Revised Guidelines for Clinical Management, Laboratory Investigation and Surveillance of Patients with Zika Virus Infection


Immunization coverage assessment survey


Ebola Preparedness – Assessment in Sri Lanka

Polio Eradication Endgame Plan


Influenza Disease

Seasonal Influenza

Influenza in pregnancy

MERS-CoV Infection

Introduction of the Inactivated Polio Vaccine

Symposium on Challenges in Prevention and Control of Hepatitis C


Working guideline for the management of patients having Ebola Virus Disease (EVD)

Diagnosis of Ebola virus disease (EVD)

Haematological investigations of Ebola Virus disease (EVD) suspected patients

Before conducting any haematological investigations on suspected   Ebola Virus disease (EVD) patients

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Routine H399 (Weekly Return of Communicable Diseases) based disease surveillance system has been the driving hub for Sri Lankan...

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A report has been received on 22nd March 2011 by the Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health from the Regional Epidemiologist...

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