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Tofiga Faatonusili Aoao Matagaluega o le Soifua Maloloina

Ua tofia e le Kapeneta le tofia o le Afioga a Leausa Toleafoa Dr. Take Naseri e avea ma Faatonusili Aoao o le Matagaluega o le Soifua Maloloina mo le tolu tausaga.

Sa faasalalauina lenei avanoa mo le silafia lautele, ma e to’afa i latou na tusi talosaga ane i ai.

Sa iloiloina tusi talosaga uma e le Komiti Faapitoa ma valaau ai sui uma na talosaga mo le faia o faatalatalanoaga.

I le mae’a ai o le faatalatalanoaga ma le iloiloga a le Komiti, na tuuina mai ai loa le fautuaga mo le faia o le faaiuga a le Kapeneta.

E tofia nei le Afioga a Toleafoa i le Tulaga Faatonusili, o lo o avea ma Konesale Faapitoa a le Matagaluega o le Soifua Maloloina.

O le Afioga ia Toleafoa o se Fomai Faau’uina ma ua silia i le 20 tausaga o galue faafoma’i i totonu o Samoa, Amerika Samoa ma Niu Sila.

O lo o ia umia Faailoga o le Masters in Public Health mai le Iunivesite o Kuiniselani, Ausetalia, ma le Faailoga o le Bachelor of Surgery mai le Iunivesite o Papua, faapea Faailoga Faapitoa Faafomai mai le Iunivesite o le Pasefika i Saute, i Fiti. Sa amata lona soifua a’oa’oina i totonu o Samoa, ma faaauau atu ai i atunuu i fafo.

O le Afioga ia Leausa Toleafoa e mai alalafaga o Fagaloa ma Matanofo Falelatai, ma o se Tiakono o le Ekalesia Faapotopotoga Kerisiano Samoa.

O ia o se sui o le Kalapu Lakapi a Tama ma Teine Tuai o le Kolisi o Samoa ma le Samoa Golden Oldies.

Ua 48 nei tausaga o le soifua o Toleafoa, ma ua faaipoipo.


New Director General for the Ministry of Health

Cabinet has appointed Leausa Toleafoa Dr. Take Naseri as the new Director General/Chief Executive Officer for the Ministry of Health for the next three years.

The vacancy was advertised for public interest, and four candidates submitted applications.

The applications were assessed by an Interviewing Panel and all four applicants were called in for interviews.

After interviews and assessments by the Panel, a recommendation was tabled before Cabinet for its final decision.

Afioga Toleafoa held the position of Consultant Specialist and Public Health Physician for the Ministry of Health when he was appointed to his new post. He has served in the Medical Profession for over 20 years in Samoa, American Samoa and in New Zealand.

Toleafoa holds a Masters in Public Health from the University of Queensland, Australia, Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from the University of Papua New Guinea. He started his education in Samoa before furthering his studies in New Zealand and Fiji.

He hails from the villages of Matanofo Falelatai and Fagaloa and is a Deacon of the Congregational Christian Church of Samoa.

A 48-year-old married man, Toleafoa is a member of the SCOPA Rugby Club and the Samoa Golden Oldies.

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