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Palau CHC

Palau Community Health Center

The Palau CHC is located in the State of Koror in the Republic of Palau (Belau), which is a sovereign nation that signed a Compact of Free Association with the US. The Palau CHC was established in 1986. It is a collaboration between the Palau Ministry of Health and Human Services and the Palau CHC Board. The Palau CHC Program operates under the Division of Primary and Preventive Health of the Bureau of Public Health and Human Services, Ministry of Health and Human Services. It actively manages two main sites in Koror, the Koror Community Health Center/Outpatient Department (OPD) and Central Community Health Center I, and other sites in the remaining states of Palau including Central Community Health Center II in Airai, Western Community Health Center, Eastern Community Health Center, Northern Community Health Center, Kayangel Satellite Dispensary, Southern Community Health Center, Angaur Community Health Center, and two more smaller sites in Hatohobei and Sonsorol.


The mission of the CHC is to serve Palau’s underserved communities and vulnerable populations by ensuring continued access to affordable, comprehensive, and quality primary health care services.

Palau Community Health Center
Palau Ministry of Health
PO Box 6027
Koror, PW 96940
Phone: (680) 488-4804/4805

Primary Contacts:

Edolem Ikerdeu
Executive Director

Dr. Vijayananda Sundara
Medical Director

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