Minister of Health


Honourable Tuitama Dr Talalelei Tuitama

Minister of Health, Afioga Tuitama Dr. Leao Talalelei Tuitama is a Member of Parliament for Aana Alofi Number 1 East.  This is his second term as Minister of Health and his fourth term as a Member of Parliament.

Afioga Tuitama is a Medical Doctor by profession and before he entered Parliament in 2001, he worked as a Doctor at the Samoa National Hospital and in private practice. From 2001 until 2010, he was the Member of Parliament for Vaa o Fonoti and held the portfolio of Associate Minister of Health.

He is married to Lanuola Tuitama and is a member of the EFKS Church.

Ministerial Portfolio

View Samoan Translation

In Charge of:

  • Ministry of Health
  • National Health Services
  • National Kidney Foundation

Other Responsibilities:

  • Oceania University of Medicine
  • District Hospitals & Health Centre
  • Women’s Health Committee

View English Translation

Matagaluega i lalo o lana vaavaaiga:

  • Matagaluega o le Soifua Maloloina
  • Vaega o Auaunaga Faale Soifua Maloloina
  • Faalapotopotoga Faavae Tau Fatugao a Samoa

Isi Matafaioi:

  • Iunivesite Faafomai o le Osenia
  • Falemai Faaitumalo & Ofisa o le Soifua Maloloina
  • Komiti Tumama a Tina

Secretary: Sheila Sitanilei
Phone: +685 23621, +685 23786