Department of Medical Laboratory Science

Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) is a demanding field of science which combines the use of newer technologies with the application of theory knowledge to perform complex procedures on tissu

Department of Nursing

Aim of this programme is to prepare a competent, caring, compassionate and reflective nursing graduate skilled in the delivery of nursing care in collaboration with other healthcare profess

Department of Pharmacy

Pharmacists are key members in the health care team, because of their specialized knowledge in the use and application of medications and also in their communications with patients. In general,


Annual General Meeting of the Sports Association 2022

The Annual General Meeting of Sports Association of FAHS will be held on Sunday (07th August 2022) at 9.00am onwards via zoom. Click here to view the agenda

“Ruhunu Poson Sanda” at FAHS with Colorful Illuminations

The Faculty of Allied Health Sciences too celebrated this year’s Poson Festival in a fitting manner

2nd workshop of the nEUROcare Project

The 2nd workshop of this project was successfully held in Sweden which was hosted by Kristianstad Un

Staff Sports Meet 2022

Staff Sports Meet UOR – 2022 was Held on the 19th, 20th of February, and 05th,06th of March in 2022,

Commencement of Duties for Year 2022

The Faculty of Allied Health Sciences ceremonially commenced their duties of the new year on 1st of

New Building Complex of the Faculty



  • I am Chandima Kumara, a lecturer attached to the Department of Nursing & Midwifery, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University Sri-Lanka. The time that I have spent as an undergraduate in the BSc. Nursing Degree Programme, University of Ruhuna is one of the crucial pillars of the successful journey I have made so far. I will always be grateful to the lecturers of the University of Ruhuna who have enlightened me to make my university life a fruitful one. This degree programme has always blessed me with a wealth of knowledge, experience in a vast clinical setting to become a good lecturer and a researcher. Above everything else, the inspiration I have gained through this programme made me an ethical professional serving my motherland.

    W.G. Chandima Kumara Lecturer, Department of Nursing & Midwifery Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University
  • After turning a new chapter in my life, I have experienced a remarkable era under the blessings of well qualified professionals of the field while grabbing the opportunity to learn under the experts in the profession in a very resourceful environment while following an internationally recognized curriculum and gaining a lot of opportunities in the field with bunch of valuable friends who has whole lots of dreams. So, I am blessed to step into a very demanding profession like nursing, equipped with up-to-date knowledge and skills as a highly qualified BSc. Nursing graduate from Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, University of Ruhuna.

    Ms. Buddini Abeysekara 8th Batch
  • I strongly bound to the Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, by well qualified lecturing staff, well planned curriculum, understanding and motivating peers which tend us to be the outstanding career in the health sector in near future.

    Ms. Chinthani Abeysekara 10th Batch
  • I am Gayani Gamage, currently serving as a lecturer attached to the Department of Nursing & Midwifery, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University Sri-Lanka. I obtained my Bachelor of Science (honors) in Nursing degree from University of Ruhuna in 2013 with a second-class division. I must be really grateful for my university for the inspiration I received as an undergraduate and I acknowledge the experience I received at the university which helped me a lot to shape my qualities to work as an academic today.

    Ms. Gayani Gamage lecturer, Department of Nursing & Midwifery, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University Sri-Lanka
  • Being a professional nursing graduate from mother of Ruhuna University was one of blessing which I had in my life as I was able to take good knowledge, skills and good attitudes with the proper guidance and support of great teachers and unity of peers of batch. Also, the valuable clinical exposure in Teaching Hospital Karapitiya and Teaching hospital Mahamodara was created us skillful graduate nurses.

    Ms. Harshani Dias 3rd batch
  • I am Hasini Subodha, a final-year student. I enrolled at the University of Ruhuna in 2017. I am very pleased to be joined with the Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, University of Ruhuna. Our Faculty consists of an updated syllabus with a good scope in connection with the Ruhuna Medical Faculty. From the first year, we received clinical training covering all disciplines such as medical, surgical, pediatric, psychiatric etc. Our faculty has given us the great opportunity to receive clinical training in Japan for a period of 3 months. The support from the lecturers is immense to get all these tasks done in a very accurate manner. The most valuable part of our degree is the research. It is not a trivial task. The support of the supervisors of the faculty is immense, to do it scientifically. It is commendable that the academic staff of the faculty working hard for our success.

    Ms. Hasini Subodha 9th Batch
  • There is something, always delegate about powerful commencement for an awake that I never believe in my life. Chasing dreams with erudite staff and extraordinary education make a greater inspiration for every step other than to a formal degree.

    Ms. Kaushini Peiris 10th Batch
  • Our faculty, along with its loving, friendly, Supportive & erudite academic staff members; has prepared me to be confident in any challenging situation by guiding me to use my attitudes, Knowledge, skills & evidence-based practice in clinical setup as well as in the real life

    Ms. Sriwanthi Yatawara 10th Batch
  • Getting to learn under the best professionals, work in leading hospitals of the country while enjoying the beauty of Southern Lanka with a whole new set of friends was a valuable and a remarkable life experience.

    Ms. Tharushi Dhanushika 10th Batch