Key responsibilities

·         Oversee and co-ordinate the functioning of all Regional Health Officers.

·         Support the regional health services in the provision of quality care for the residents.

·         Assist in the provision of specialist health care services to regions as deemed necessary.

·         Provide for the medical transfer of patients to the Georgetown Public Hospital when service is not available at their locations.

·         Ensure adequate staffing of regional hospitals and health centres.

Key Strategic Action

·        Implement the Package of Publicly Guaranteed Health Services (PPGHS)

·        Address infrastructure gaps

·        Strengthen the Primary Health Care services across all regions

·        Accredit all health facilities