District General Hospital, Vavuniya is the second largest hospital in the Province. This hospital was founded around 1900. It is the largest hospital under the provincial administration. It covers around 400,000 population from four districts. (Vavuniya, Mullaitivu, Kilinochchi, Mannar and a part of Anuradhapura districts)
It was the main hospital which served thousands of IDPs during 2009 – 2010. DGH, Vavuniya is having bed strength 700. The annual indoor administration are over 50,000 and the number of live births. DGH / Vavuniya should be brought to the national level and state of the art medical facilities must be given as many of the people are not afford to seek better medical facilities in Colombo or any other of island. Medical Internship / Clerkship training facilities also available in this hospital.