Name of the grant: Quality and Innovation Grants; Window 3, HETC Project: Postgraduate Research Program grants

Competitive grant awarded to Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo

Project title: Population Health Research Program in South-Eastern Sri Lanka

Running title: Rural Health Project

Coordinator: Professor Nadira D. Karunaweera


Main objective of the grant is to:

Strengthen the postgraduate research training capacity of the Faculty of Medicine with a focus on population health in South-Eastern Sri Lanka through a comprehensive research programme

Number of Activities 3:

Specific objectives:

Activity 1: Implement a coherent programme leading to postgraduate research focused around the “Centre for Population Health Research and Development”


Activity 2: Title: Establish collaborative Links with all stakeholders at Provincial level / beyond and facilitate five specific PG training projects