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.
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Permanent Secretary: Ms. Susan Kiran

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