Jaffna Healthy City
City of Jaffna, which is the main city in Northern Province, is developing rapidly after the end of protracted civil conflict. Tt was opportune to embrace the WHO concept of Healthy City in Jaffna to promote the wellbeing of the citizens in a sustainable
The Department of Community and Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Jaffna is coordinating this “Jaffna Healthy city initiative” with the support from the WHO and a coordinating committee is established to run this Jaffna Healthy City initiative. The Primary aim was to have a functioning healthy city in line with the WHO healthy city concept, and health promotion while aligning health as an agenda for achieving sustainable development goals.