Ministry of Health (Singapore)

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Ministry of Health, Singapore
MOH Logo.svg
Logo of the Ministry of Health
Agency overview
Formed 1959
Jurisdiction Government of Singapore
Headquarters College of Medicine Building, 16 College Road, Singapore 169854
Employees 1,573 (2018)[1]
Annual budget Increase 11.72 billion (est) SGD (2019) [2]
Ministers responsible
Agency executives
  • Chan Heng Kee, Permanent Secretary
  • Ng How Yue[3], Second Permanent Secretary
  • Associate Professor Benjamin Ong, Director of Medical Services
Child agencies
Website www.moh.gov.sg

The Ministry of Health (Abbreviation: MOH; Malay: Kementerian Kesihatan; Chinese: 新加坡卫生部; Tamil: சுகாதார அமைச்சு) is a ministry of the Government of Singapore responsible for providing information, raising health awareness and education, ensuring the accessibility of health services, and monitoring the quality of health services provided to citizens and visitors in the Republic of Singapore. In addition, it is also involved in the control of illness and disease in the country, coordinating the utilisation of resources and expertise where necessary. It is headed by the office of the Minister for Health, Gan Kim Yong.

On 1 April 2019, HSA functions will be absorbed into Singapore Food Agency (SFA)[4]

Statutory boards

See also

References

  1. ^ https://www.singaporebudget.gov.sg/docs/default-source/budget_2019/download/pdf/35-MOH-2019.pdf
  2. ^ https://www.singaporebudget.gov.sg/docs/default-source/budget_2019/download/pdf/35-MOH-2019.pdf
  3. ^ "Changes in Permanent Secretary appointments from January 2017". Channel NewsAsia. Retrieved 15 January 2017.
  4. ^ https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/new-statutory-board-singapore-food-agency-ava-disbanded-10563864

External links

  • Official website
  • Singapore Government Directory Interactive — Ministry of Health


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