DoCM received AHEAD Grant..

Accelerating Higher Education Expansion and Development (AHEAD) is a World Bank funded Sri Lankan government operation to support the higher education sector. Under the result area 3 of the AHEAD project, performance-based research programs for Development- Oriented Research (DOR) in […]

Early Career Global Public Health Conference

Representing the Faculty of Medicine and Allied Sciences, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka, junior lecturers, recent graduates and medical students attended the Early Career Global Public Health Conference on 11-12thApril 2019 organized by the Kuala Lumpur chapter of the Asia […]

Eye on global health…

The 2018 summer school; a three-week field course on cross-disciplinary health research conducted by the department of community medicine, with the University of Copenhagen was focusing on different public health issues in Sri Lanka. This article described the work on […]


Department members and students at the 50th APACPH Conference. Five oral presentations and 3 poster presentations from faculty of Medicine and Allied Sciences, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka were presented in the conference, all guided by the department of Community […]

Sri Lanka: a touch of magic

This short video on Sri Lanka was produced by an accompanying partner of one of our global health elective student. While she was here, her partner completed this short film. We invite the global health students to learn our wonderful […]

On the global health elective programme

A documentary produced by a group of medical students from Ben Gurion Medical School for International Health. These DoCM, FMAS to learn the Sri Lankan health system. The Ben Gurion- RUSL global health student elective programme was initiated in 2010 […]

Family Study work featured in NCDFREEtv

The Family study programme of the department of Community Medicine, FMAS, RUSL was featured in NCDFREEtv. “To coincide with World Suicide Prevention Day, the film focuses on the growing burden of suicide in low and middle income settings, describing the […]

About us…

Our mission is to develop an outstanding academic environment for undergraduate and graduate training in public health and community medicine through unique blend of traditional community medicine teaching, hands on public health experience, with incorporating global health perspectives. We are […]

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