State Ministry​ of Primary Health Care, Epidemics and COVID Disease Control  

Vision

Vision

A physically and mentally healthy and energetic society with communities free of epidemics, specially COVID – 19 and its variants, and having equitable access to state-of-the-art primary health care and allied services throughout the country, as envisioned by the government policy framework of Vistas of Prosperity and Splendour

Mission

Mission

Meeting the primary health care and community health needs including prevention of epidemics by way of assisting the Ministry of Health to formulate and implement nationally effective policies and programs, and developing primary health care infrastructure capacity with appropriate technologies and health care human competency planning and development, in order to deliver state-of-the-art services island-wide for equitable access while enlisting community participation and collaboration among institutions to ensure stakeholder involvement for efficiency, effectiveness and equity where health care has a role to play in society.

Duties and Functions

Assisting in the formulation of policies in relation to the subject of Primary Health Care, Epidemics and COVID Disease Control for the creation of “Healthy Community” collaboration of the Minister of Health in conformity with the prescribed Laws, Acts and Ordinances and implementing, projects under the National Budget, State Investment and National Development Programme, and implementing, monitoring and evaluating subjects and functions of the below-mentioned State Corporations and Statutory Organizations.

Duties and Functions