Ministry of Health (Singapore)
|Jurisdiction||Government of Singapore|
|Headquarters||16 College Road, College of Medicine Building, Singapore 169854|
|Motto||Championing a Healthy Nation|
|Annual budget||11.72 billion (est) SGD (2019)|
The Ministry of Health (Abbreviation: MOH; Malay: Kementerian Kesihatan; Chinese: 卫生部; Tamil: சுகாதார அமைச்சு) 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.
The Ministry is headed by the Minister for Health, who is appointed as part of the Cabinet of Singapore.
|Portrait||Minister||Start of Term||End of Term||Political Party||Ref.|
|A.J. Braga||1955||1959||Singapore People's Alliance|
|Ahmad Ibrahim||5 June 1959||1961||People's Action Party|
|Kenneth Michael Byrne||1961||1963|
|Yong Nyuk Lin||1963||1968|
|Chua Sian Chin||1968||1974|
|Toh Chin Chye||1975||1981|
|Goh Chok Tong||1981||1982|
|Howe Yoon Chong||1982||1984|
|Tony Tan Keng Yam||1985||1986|
|Yeo Cheow Tong||1988||1994|
|Yeo Cheow Tong||1997||1999|
|Lim Hng Kiang||1999||2003|
|Khaw Boon Wan||2003 (Acting)||2004|
|Gan Kim Yong||21 May 2011||14 May 2021|||
|Ong Ye Kung||15 May 2021||Incumbent|||
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