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Faculty of Health – Care Sciences aims to be a national center of excellence for higher learning and research with a competitive advantage, responsive to the dynamics of the regional, national and global conditions.


To produce men and women of highest professional standards in the practice and delivery of health – care.


"Health for All" through Peace, Compassion, Care and Research.

t-sathaananthan .jpgThe Faculty of Health-Care Sciences was established by a Gazette notification by the Government on 23rd November 2005 as the 7th Medical School in Sri Lanka.

Our faculty was initiated with the name ‘Faculty of Health – Care Sciences’ based on the modern trends in medical schools, mainly having all health professional education under one roof to cater the future healthcare needs of society. Since we have integrated modular based curriculum, essential health sciences disciplines have been combined into six administrative departments namely Human Biology, Pathophysiology, Primary Health Care, Clinical Sciences, Supplementary Health Sciences and Medical Education and Research. The first four departments consist of subject related disciplines in medicine. The Department of Supplementary Health Sciences currently involves in BSc Nursing study programme with the possibility of including other allied health sciences professions degree programme. read more..

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Admissions of Students with Foreign Qualifications to MBBS Programme

Overseas Undergraduate Electives Appointments


The Faculty of Healthcare Sciences, Eastern University Sri Lanka (FHCS, EUSL) is one of the eight state-run Medical Faculties in Sri Lanka. We offer elective appointments to overseas medical undergraduates in the clinical fields of Medicine, Surgery, Paediatrics, Gynecology, and Obstetrics