Mauri & Welcome to the Ministry of Health - Kiribati
The Ministry of Health & Medical Services (MHMS) is responsible for raising the health status of the people of Kiribati and accomplished through the provision of comprehensive health services: promotive, preventive and curative measures.
The Ministry provide three services - Hospital (Curative) Services, Public Health Services and Nursing Services. Each of these services is headed by a Director. The overall administrative and operations of the Health Services are overseen by the Secretary of Health and his administrative team.
A National referral hospital, Tungaru Central Hospital located in South Tarawa, provides a comprehensive range of secondary curative services while Kiritimati Island Hospital provide basic surgical, medical and maternity services. A new hospital
Public Health Services
The Public health Division is responsible for primary health care and basic health services, nutrition promotion, environmental sanitation, maternal and child health services, school health services and health promotion.