Ministry of Health (Singapore)

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Ministry of Health, Singapore
MOH Logo.svg
Logo of the Ministry of Health
Agency overview
Formed 1965
Jurisdiction Government of Singapore
Headquarters College of Medicine Building, 16 College Road, Singapore 169854
Employees 506 (2010)[1]
Annual budget Increase 7.5 billion (est) SGD (2014)[2]
Ministers responsible Mr Gan Kim Yong, Minister
Dr Amy Khor, Senior Minister of State
Associate Professor Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim, Parliamentary Secretary
Agency executives Mrs Tan Ching Yee, Permanent Secretary
Associate Professor Benjamin Ong, Director of Medical Services
Mr Roy Quek, Deputy Secretary
Child agencies Health Promotion Board
Health Sciences Authority
Singapore Dental Council
Singapore Medical Council
Singapore Nursing Board
Singapore Pharmacy Council
Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners Board
Specialists Accreditation Board

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 of Health, Gan Kim Yong.

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  1. ^ "Head O: Ministry of Health" (PDF). Budget 2010: Revenue and Expenditure Estimates. Ministry of Finance. February 2010. Retrieved 2010-09-14. 
  2. ^ "Head O: Ministry of Health" (PDF). Budget 2014: Revenue and Expenditure Estimates. Ministry of Finance. February 2014. Retrieved 2014-09-14. 

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