Indigenous Medical Services

Chief Ayurvedic Medical Officer
Dr. M J Marasinghe

BAMS (Col), D.A.H.M (Kelaniya), Dip. Marketing (Rajarata), PDPA (PIM), MBA

  • 011-2695745 / 011-2695781
  • 011-2691563
  • camo@colombo.mc.gov.lk
General Office

Department of Indigenous Medicine,
No. 79, CMC New Office Complex,
Baddegama Wimalawansha Himi Mawatha,
Colombo 10.

Our Vision

Health for Colombo citizens through Pioneers of Indigenous Medicine.

Our Mission

Planning and Implementing Ayurveda Health Curative and Promotive services through Indigenous Medicine.

AYURVEDIC TREATMENT FOR THOSE WHO PREFER NATIVE MEDICINE

As stated by our vision, our aim is to promote health for all citizens of Colombo, as pioneers, through the systems of Indigenous medicine. We believe in Holistic approach of healthcare and also recognizes the value of prevention, and we are promoting healthy lifestyles and self-care practices which could help to determine the ultimate cause of illness. We seek to empower individuals to take an active role in their own health and well-being. By promoting these traditional systems of medicine, our aim is to preserve time-tested knowledge that has been refined over thousands of years.

System of Indigenous medicine is a personalized approach to healthcare, by recognizing each and every individual is unique and may require different method of treatments based on the body constitution and history of health. Our aim is to deliver, a comprehensive healthcare services by developing preventive, curative and rehabilitative methods. Our Qualified Ayurveda physicians are providing consultation and treatments according to the relevant health requirements, based on Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani and Acupuncture methods of treatments, along with complimentary system of medicine. Panchakarma treatments, Ayurvedic orthopedic treatments and Acupuncture treatments are conducted in specialized dispensaries.

Not only delivering curative care for the citizens, but also the department is mainly concern about preventive measures, by delivering number of health awareness programs to do mapping the fluctuations of non-communicable and communicable diseases among the city population. The awareness programs are mainly based on healthy food patterns, promotion of traditional foods, food preparing methods and about domestic quick herbal remedies. Our aim is to reduce non communicable diseases, and promote health among city population.

Incorporating the methods of traditional systems of medicine and modern technology, we are manufacturing high-quality herbal drugs, at our Manufactory to fulfill the 90% of the requirement of all twenty-four dispensaries, under the department. By exploring our vision, we are endeavoring to initiate herbal plantation, as to the approach of Farm to Factory Concept, and promoting domestic herbal plantation.

By following above number of strategies, our goal is to create more comprehensive and effective approach to healthcare, via Traditional systems of medicine.

Working Hours

Our all 24 dispensaries are open from 8.30 am to 12.30 noon and 1.00 pm to 3.30 pm, on weekdays and from 8.30 am to 04.30 pm, on Saturdays.

Locations of Dispensaries

Name of the Dispensary

Address

Contact number

Head office

No.79, C.M.C. New Office Complex, Baddegama Wimalawansa Himi Mw
Maradana - Colombo 10.

Office : 2695745
Fax : 2691563

Deputy Office

No.40, 1/2, New Metro Building, Colombo 02.

Drugs Manufacturing factory

144,Veluwana Place, Dematagoda, Colombo 09.

2694344

Dematagoda Dispensary,

No. 144, Veluwana Place, Colombo 09

2687150

Kotahena Dispensary (Eastern),

No.70, Paramananda Vihara Mawatha,Colombo 13.

2384231

Kirulapana Dispensary,

No. 25, Sena Square, Colombo 06.

2513847

Kollupitiya Dispensary,

No. 332, R.A.de Mel Mawatha, Colombo 03

2573083

Stuart Street Dispensary,

No.1,Stuart Street, Colombo 02.

2305483

Maradana Dispensary,

No. 54, Mohideen Masjid Road, Colombo 10

2399872

New Bazaar Dispensary,

No. 110, Stace Road, Colombo 14.

2380161

Pamankada Dispensary,

No. 231, Shopping Complex Gall Road, Colombo 06

2362759

Siddha Dispensary,

No. 231, Shopping Complex Gall Road, Colombo 06

2362759

Unani Dispensary,

No.79, C.M.C. New Office Complex,
Baddegama Wimalawansa Himi Mawatha,
Maradana, Colombo 10

2305483

Mattakkuliya Dispensary,

No. 48/3, Farm Road, Mattakkuliya

2520314

Muthuwalla Dispensary,

No. 93, Upper St. Anthony Place, Colombo 15

2546478

Madampitiya Dispensary,

No. 350/8, Madampitiya Road, Colombo 14.

2546615

Polwatte Dispensary,

No. 72 B, Dharmakeerthiyarama Road, Colombo 03.

2389882

Keselwatte Dispensary,

No.  01, Dewana Maradana, Colombo 10

2333727

Modera Dispensary,

No. 64/74, Modera Weediya, Colombo 15.

2529588

Kuppiyawaththa Dispensary (Western),

No. 728, 1st Maradana, Colombo 08.

2669717

 Kotahena  Dispensary (Western)

91,Gunawardana Street, Kotahena, Colombo 13

2322983

Thimbirigasyaya Dispensary,

No.32, Jawatha Road, Colombo 05

2505289

Deans Road Dispensary,

No.79, C.M.C. New Office Complex,
Baddegama Wimalawansa Himi Mawatha,
Maradana, Colombo 10

 

2695741

Armour Street Dispensary

40/199 A, Sri Sumanathissa Mawatha,
Colombo 12

2329010

New Ham Square Dispensary

No.15, New Ham Square, Colombo 13.

2384230

Acupuncture treatment Centre

No.33/A, Ananda Rajakaruna Mw, Punchi Borella, Colombo 08.