The board is appointed by the Minister responsible for Health. It is presided by a Chairperson and includes the Vice-Chairperson and other members including the Chairperson of the Learner Council. The board is responsible for the governance of NIHSS, overseeing the implementation of its strategic plan and attending to cases of appeal.

3-year mandate from January 2023 

Name Board Position
Dr Gylian Mein  Chairperson Chairperson
Mr Ebrahim Mohamed-Ali Ordinary Member
Dr. Cynthia Noshir Ordinary Member
Dr Leon Biscornet Ordinary Member
Ms Beryl Laboudallon Ordinary Member
Mr. Rodney Philo Ordinary Member
Ms Betty-May Sofa Ordinary Member
Mrs Melina Amedee Ordinary Member


Contact Us

National Institute of Health and Social Studies (NIHSS)

Ministry of Health
Mont Fleuri
P.O. BOX 52 Victoria

Tel: +248 4399440