The Directorate of Health Services primarily seeks to provide preventive, promotive, curative and rehabilitative health services to the people through primary health care approach which has been accepted as one of the main instruments of action for development of human resources, accelerating the socio-economic development and attaining improved quality of life. Primary health care is essential health care for all citizens, easily accessible and it is given to the people at free of cost.

Vision & Mission

Our mission is to provide preventive, promotive, curative and quality health services at free of costs to the people of islands. We strive to help people improve their productivity and reduce risks of diseases and injury. The Directorate of health services also committee to provide health scheme benefits to the poor and needy people of these islands.

Quality and cost-free healthcare for every citizen.

  • A good night sleep can help to start a day with a fresh and clear mind
  • Massaging the scalp with oil can prevent dandruff, graying and hair fall, enhance mental alertness and so on.
  • Practicing Yoga and meditation can make your body immune to diseases
  • Wash your face with water many times a day to remove dirt and grime, prevent the occurrence of pimples
  • Don’t exercise on an empty stomach.
  • Regularly and thoroughly clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or wash them with soap and water.
  • Maintain at least 1 metre (3 feet) distance between yourself and anyone who is coughing or sneezing.
  • Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth
  • Practice respiratory hygiene
  • If you have fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical care early