Ministry of Health (Singapore)

The Ministry of Health (Abbreviation: MOH; Malay: Kementerian Kesihatan) is a ministry of the Government of Singapore responsible for providing information, raising health awareness and education and ensuring and monitoring the accessibility and quality of healthcare services provided to the citizens and nationals 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 currently headed by the office of the Minister for Health, Gan Kim Yong.

Ministry of Health, Singapore
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Logo of the Ministry of Health
Agency overview
Formed1959; 61 years ago (1959)
JurisdictionGovernment of Singapore
Headquarters16 College Road, College of Medicine Building, Singapore 169854
Employees1,573 (2018)[1]
Annual budgetIncrease 11.72 billion (est) SGD (2019)[2]
Ministers responsible
Agency executives
  • Chan Heng Kee, Permanent Secretary
  • Ng How Yue[3], Second Permanent Secretary
  • Kenneth Mak, Director of Medical Services
Child agencies

Statutory boardsEdit

See alsoEdit


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  3. ^ "Changes in Permanent Secretary appointments from January 2017". Channel NewsAsia. Retrieved 15 January 2017.

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