About Us

Ayurveda being a holistic science of life, it has the foremost aim to preserve the health of healthy individual and provides the preventive, promotive and curative aspects of positive health. The term Swasthavritta denotes the way of living healthy, which is known as Preventive and Social Medicine or Community Medicine.

The goals of the academic unit of Swasthavritta are to gain knowledge on promotion of positive health and prevention of diseases and to promote the physical, mental, social, and spiritual well being.

The subjects offered from the academic unit are Research Methodology and Bio Statistics for Level II BAMS, Swasthavritta (Community Medicine) for Level III BAMS as core course units and Yoga and meditation and Ayurveda Roopalavanya Sanrakshana (Ayurveda Beauty Care) for Level IV BAMS as Optional course units. Under the Practical component, the academic unit is conducting clinical training in OPD at Ayurveda Teaching Hospital Borella, Yoga practical at the Yoga Centre and practical for RoopalavanyaSanrakshana at the Spa centre at the institute. Educational Field tours included under the academic unit are Water purification centers, Slaughter House and Port Health Authority. In addition to these activities field surveys are conducted by Level III BAMS students for the subject of Swasthavritta.

To fulfill the social responsibility the academic unit is organizing community based awareness programmes and health camps annually in collaboration with the students.

Yoga center and SPA centre are included under the infrastructure facilities of academic unit of Swasthavritta.


Dr. K. C. Perera

Senior Lecturer Grade I

DAMS (Hons) (Colombo), MD Ay (BHU, India), PG. Dip in Statistics (Sri Jayawardenepura)

dr.kcperera@iim.cmb.ac.lk

Dr. W. M. S. S. K. Kulathunga

Senior Lecturer Grade I

BAMS (Hons) (Colombo), MD Ay (BHU-India)

shanthi@iim.cmb.ac.lk

Dr. T. D. N. Karunaratne

Senior Lecturer Grade I

BAMS (Hons) (Colombo), MPhil Ayu (Colombo), PG Dip. in Community Medicine (Colombo)

nimalayu@iim.cmb.ac.lk

Dr. Y. S. G. Wimalasiri

Senior Lecturer Grade II(Head )

BAMS (Hons) (Colombo), PhD (Colombo)

sarangeewimal@iim.cmb.ac.lk

Mr. Kasun

Mr. U.K.D.S Rodrigo

Lab Attendant