Tagaloa Dr Andrew Chan Mow
Tagaloa Dr Andrew Chan Mow is the Clinical Director of SouthSeas Healthcare and a founding member of the organisation. He has a wealth of experience in Pacific primary healthcare, having worked as a general practitioner in South Auckland over the last 20 years.
An Otago University graduate, he has previously worked in hospitals in Dunedin, Palmerston North, Auckland and Samoa.
Dr Chan Mow has served as a Board member since SouthSeas Healthcare was established in 1999 in response to an unmet need for a Pacific health provider in Otara. His passion remains in Pacific primary healthcare, one which encompasses cultural values and community engagement in providing excellent health outcomes for all Pacific people.
Dr Chan Mow was the President of the Pasifika Medical Association in 2006-2007 and also a founding member. He was the convenor of the Pasifika Medical Association conference in Samoa, co-hosting the conference with the Samoa Medical Association in partnership with the Samoa Ministry of Health.
In 2018, Dr Chan Mow was recognised at the 4th annual SunPix Pacific Peoples Awards for his services to the Pacific in primary health care. He was one of the recipients of the Health and Wellbeing Award, which recognises individuals in the community who strive to improve the health and wellbeing of Pacific People.