Development of a Quality Assessment and Supervision Tool for Primary Health Care Institutions in Sri Lanka

  • S.M.N.S.M. Mallawarachchi
  • A.P. Maduragoda
  • G.S.K. Dharmaratne
Keywords: primary health care institutions, primary health care system strengthening, heath care quality, patient safety, quality assessment, supervision


Primary health care institutions serve population in need of essential primary health services free of charge in Sri Lanka. Optimizing the utilization and quality of primary health care services has been a prime interest of the nation recently. The current study is aimed at assessing the current available supervision checklist of state sector primary health care institutions in Sri Lanka in the view of modifying and revising it to ensure adherence to national quality and safety standards.