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Ministry of Health and Medical Services

Ministry of Health and Medical Services






Hon. Rosy Sofia Akbar

Minister for Health and Medical Services



The Ministry of Health is responsible for the following:
Medical services including drug and other supplies, associated with patient care in urgan hospitals and health centres, Subdivisional hospitals, Rural Medical and Nursing Stations;

Research confined to virus control, vector control, filariasis control and surveillance of AIDS;

Public Health targeted at Maternal/Child Health, Communicable Disease Prevention, Family Planning, Pollution Control and Rural Health Sefices;

Health Education and Training through FSM and FSN;

Operation of three Nursing Homes (Old People’s Home) at Suva, Lautoka and Labasa;

In the years ahead, the Ministry of Health will pursue health priorities to include the following:

  • Workforce planning, training and development
  • Health education and information
  • Health Management and Reform
  • Cost recovery and health insurance
  • Donor co-ordination
  • Equipment for sub-divisional hospitals and health centres
  • Health Education/Health Promotion development project
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Maintenance of the new Paediatric Hospital, CWMH
  • Construction and maintenance of the new Nadi Hospital extension
  • Continuation of the Taveuni Rural & Community Health Project
  • Major Upgrading of Health Centres in Western, Northern and Central/Eastern Division.
  • Construction of the new Vunidawa Hospital, Naitasiri
  • Masterplan and Design for Labasa, Ba and Nasinu Hospital
  • Upgrading of major (Divisional and Specialist) Hospitals
  • Upgrading of Health Information System.


For more information, please visit website - www.health.gov.fj

Permanent Secretary: Mr. Philip Davies

Office Location:
3rd Floor Dinem House, 88 Amy Street, Suva.

Postal Address:
PO Box 2223, Government Buildings, Suva, Fiji.

Phone: (679) 3306177
Fax: (679) 3306163
Email: info@health.gov.fj

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