Development and Piloting of National Injury Surveillance System of Sri Lanka (NISSSL)

Dr. Achala Javatilleke
Date published
Jun, 2013
Last updated
31 Jan 2020


General objective: To develop and pilot web-based National Injury Surveillance System for Sri Lanka (NISSSL)

Specific objectives:

  • To review the previous stand-alone injury surveillance system
  • To analyse system requirements
  • To develop the data collection tools
  • To develop an in-house, web-based software using FOSS programming languages and database
  • To pilot the NISSSL
  • To train the staff of the relevant hospitals
  • To monitor and evaluate the NISSSL
  • To enhance the NISSSL
  • To establish a data backup policy
  • To explore the possibilities of recovering and exporting existing data