Samoa is a country comprising the westernmost group of the Samoan Islands, in Polynesia. The two main islands that make up Samoa are Upolu Island in the East (home to most of Samoa’s population, and the capital Apia), and Savaii island in the West, Samoa’s largest island.
The main hospital of Samoa is the Tupua Tamasese Meaole Hospital at Motootua. It is the National Hospital of Samoa and is located in the capital Apia.
The Malietoa Tanumafili II Hospital at Tuasivi on Savaii Is the second largest hospital in Samoa.
Tupua Tamasese Meaole (TTM) Hospital +685 21212 or 66600
The Tupua Tamasese Meaole (TTM) Hospital at Motootua provides the people of Samoa with numerous health services and facilities. It is the only hospital providing scope for learning medicine in Samoa. The hospital provides primary, secondary and tertiary healthcare facilities in addition to offering a range of specialist medical services, surgery and outpatients clinics.
The Tupua Tamasese Meaole Hospital at Motootua is connected to the other Samoa hospitals and clinics. The specialists working in the hospital extend services to the Malietoa Tanumafili II Hospital at Tuasivi on Savaii and the district hospitals. The departments of surgery, paediatrics, internal medicine and gynecology are helped by the specialists from Tupua Tamasese Meaole Hospital. The hospital is the headquarters of the Ministry of Health, Samoa.
The minister of Health in Somoa, is Dr. Leao Tuitama.
Dr Ben Matalavea, is the Manager Clinical Health Services, TTM Hospital. The chief surgeon is Dr Bonifacio.
Medical students should contact Dr Malama Tafunai, Director of Medical Electives Program Eamil: firstname.lastname@example.org
Medical students should complete an medical elective application form, selecting which hospital and when they would like to volunteer.
The Malietoa Tanumafili II Hospital +685 53511
The Malietoa Tanumafili II Hospital at Tuasivi on Savaii Is the second largest hospital in Samoa. it has 20 beds, and 1 registrar and 4 interns. The hospital manager is Mr Pili.