Welcome to the 1st Maternity Hospital in Sri Lanka/ Ceylon (the 2nd oldest maternity hospital in Asia). This historical institution, popularly known as the De Soysa Lying-in-Home or De Soysa Maternity Hospital (DMH), was founded in the year 1879 through the generosity of Charles Henry de Soysa, a great philanthropist of the era.

Indicated below are a few important landmarks in the history of this institution in relation to safe motherhood within Sri Lanka:

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Hon. Dr. Ramesh Pathirana 

Minister of Health

Dr. P. G. Mahipala

Secretary - Ministry of Health

Dr. Asela Gunawardene

Director General of Health Services

Dr. Pradeep Wijesinghe


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