The Sri Jayewardenepura General Hospital (SJGH) is a government owned, not for profit tertiary care institute which was gifted by the people of Japan, honoring the late President His Excellency J.R. Jayawardana. Established under the provision of parliament Act number 54 of 1983 and has been managed by a board of members since its inception on the 17th of September 1984.
It is located in Sri Jayewardenepura, the capital of Sri Lanka, on nearly 30 acres of beautifully landscaped garden with serene nature. This state of the art green conceptual hospital maintains and preserves its environmental policies thoroughly for sustainable development. Eco-friendly hospital environment of SJGH has a nurturing, therapeutic effect and this helps to reduce patients' anxiety and stress, accelerate recovery, shorten hospitalizations, and promote a sense of well-being while uplifting the tranquility of the staff.
This multi-specialty tertiary care Centre, offers a comprehensive full spectrum of care for the last 37 years, ranging from minor ailments to complex brain and heart surgeries at a substantially low cost. With over 1000 beds, our in-ward patient care facility is classified into three classes. Class 1 with en-suite room facility with all necessary amenities, class two consist of six bedded cubicles with one shared bathroom while the latter offers spacious non-congested separable beds with clean sanitary facilities. This allows the patient to conveniently choose their stay affordably as billing is itemized unlike in the for profit hospitals.
SJGH healthcare team consist of SLMC recognized highly qualified, experienced and globally trained medical professionals who are pioneers in the country, available round the clock and clinical protocols and procedures followed up are WHO and UNICEF accepted with registered drugs of international standards.
SJGH offers a range of health screening programmes, tailored to individual health needs and are suitable for individual clients and employees of corporate organizations. At SJGH, insurance policies and other welfare schemes of payments for healthcare are accepted to cover your bills for health screening, hospital treatment and follow-up care.
Not only as a leading tertiary care hospital in the country but SJGH is also a globally recognized Postgraduate Training Institute and our trainees are recruited around the world for its recognition. SJGH welcomes foreign trainees to join and share the knowledge and experiences while broadening the platform of expertise. The high end machinery with the latest technology available for patient care economically and in comparison to the for-profit healthcare sector.
SJGH is a learning organization and is skilled at creating, acquiring, and transferring knowledge, and at modifying its behavior to reflect new knowledge and insights. This site only contains very minute details of the wide services we offer at SJGH and we await to welcome you.
“To be the best leading tertiary healthcare provider in the South Asia in year 2030”
“To maintain exceptional, safe, ethical, and quality standards, while offering cost effective healthcare solutions with modern technology, and to deliver undergraduate and postgraduate education in medical and allied health sciences”