Directorate of Environmental and Occupational Health,
Ministry of Health Sub Office, No 26, Medihouse Building,
Sri Sangaraja Mawatha
Colombo 10 01000
Mobile: +94 714809450, +94 710872322
Dr. Inoka Suraweera is a Board Certified Specialist in Community Medicine. She graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo with second class honors and holds Masters and Doctoral Degrees in Community Medicine from the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka. She had her post-doctoral training at the Monash Centre for Occupational and Environmental Health at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. She currently works at the Directorate of Environmental and Occupational Health at the Ministry of Health as a Consultant Community Physician and she is the technical Head of the Environmental and Occupational Health Unit. She is actively engaged in both undergraduate and post graduate teaching in the areas of occupational and environmental health and is also a visiting lecturer in occupational health at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Rajarata, University of Wayamba, and University of Sabaragamuwa, Sri Lanka. She serves as the module coordinator and a lecturer in Gender and Occupational Health module of the Post Graduate Diploma in Gender and Health conducted by the Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka. Her research interests are occupational mental health, occupational musculoskeletal diseases, chemical safety and human health. She has published several journal articles on occupational health and
environmental health in peer-reviewed journals and made several presentations and speeches at national and international conferences in the areas of Occupational and Environmental Health. She is a member of the Sri Lanka Medical Council, International Commission on Occupational Health and a prestigious member of the College of Ramazzini in Italy. She has represented the Ministry of Health in Sri Lanka at various International Meetings and has provided expertise in the areas of Occupational and Environmental Health.