Vision, Mission and Core Values

Our Vision

The NIHSS will be the institution of choice for the preparation of specialists in the health and social service sectors, including those training to degree level. It will be a vital partner in the ongoing transformation of services in Seychelles, to incorporate the best that can be learned from research and global experience. NIHSS training programs will meet the highest standards, earning the institute a reputation for excellence in the region and beyond.

Our Mission

To provide quality education and training in health and social studies at tertiary level, in order to produce reflective, empathetic, self-motivated, highly resourceful professionals, who can be at the forefront of developments in their respective fields of work.


Core Values

  • Pursuit of excellence
  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Scientific rigour


  • Teamwork
  • Engagement
  • Empowerment
  • Accountability


Contact Us

National Institute of Health and Social Studies (NIHSS)

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

Tel: +248 4399440