Ministry of Health, Oman


Africa and Eastern Mediterranean

The Ministry of Health (MOH) is responsible for ensuring the availability of health care to the people of Oman. In course of implementing its health development plans, the Ministry's organization had to be adapted in tune with the strategies and objectives that were crystallized during 1990. These can be summarized broadly as:

1. Governoratealization of health services and decentralization of decision making in specified technical, administrative and financial affairs
2. Emphasizing the role and importance of planning
3. Development of Education and Training in health
4. Emphasizing the importance of health systems research
5. Emphasizing the importance of governorateal and international relations

Additional Information:

Current Governing Council member: Dr Sami Al Farsi