Samoa is an country comprising the westernmost group of the Samoan Islands, in Polynesia. The islands include Upolu, home to most of Samoa’s population, and Savai’i, one of the largest islands in the South Pacific. Smaller islands may have small villages or be uninhabited.
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.
Other than the Tupua Tamasese Meaole Hospital at Motootua , there are the Malietoa Tanumafili II Hospital at Tuasivi on Savaii and a number of district hospitals.
Tupua Tamasese Meaole Hospital
The Tupua Tamasese Meaole 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.