Faculty of Medical, University of Ceylon, 1954-1960, Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery. Spoken languages: Sinhalese, English.
Senior Advisor, Primary Health Care & Chief of Health Cluster, Program Division, United Nations Children's Fund. Minister of Labor & Social Welfare, 1989, Minister of Health, 1982-1989, Minister of Family Health, 1978-1982, Government of Sri Lanka. Vice Chairman, Asian Forum for Population & Development, 1980-1989.
General Medical Practice, Sri Lanka, 1966-1977. Medical Officer, Government of Sri Lanka, 1960-1966.
Member Sri Lanka Pediatric Association.
Spouse Dreda, National of Sri Lanka.