Samoa Campus

Samoa Campus

Student Medical Clinic

Medical care includes professional service, i.e., visits to a nurse, nurse practitioner, physician assistant or physician, laboratory tests, and medications available from the pharmacy. There are charges for certain medications and certain laboratory tests.

There is a medical Clinic located on Campus.  Medical care includes visits with our registered Nurse, consultations with our team of Medical Doctors, prescriptions or referrals to specialists, laboratory tests and X-rays at the National Hospital at Motootua.  

Medical Team and visiting hours





Namulauulu Dr Nuualofa Potoi

10.00am 1.00pm


Dr Silaulelei Asaua

10.00am 1.00pm


Lemamea Dr Limbo Fiu

10.00am 1.00pm


Dr Potoi/Dr Asaua (alternate)

10.00am 1.00pm


Dr Limbo Fiu

10.00am 1.00pm

Lemamea Dr Limbo Fiu is a male doctor for those who prefer to see a male doctor.

Registered Nurse             Ms Nanise Simanu           -              9.30am 1.30pm (Monday Friday)

Who is eligible?

Only USP full-time overseas students who have paid an annual health services fee are entitled to be seen by the Medical Team and receive treatment. If specialised medical treatment is required, the doctors will refer you to the National hospital. The doctors will also provide you with a medical certificate if they feel you are unwell to attend your classes. 

Please note the following:

  • The non-student spouse and family are NOT covered.
  • Dental and optical treatments are NOT covered.
  • Treatment and hospitalization at a private hospital is NOT covered.

Location and Opening Hours:

The Medical Clinic is situated in the Student Village close to the female quarters. It is open Monday to Friday from 10am 1.00pm during the semester and from 12pm - 1:00pm during the semester break.  

Outside of these hours, students can either approach their Resident Assistants, or the Student Welfare Officer for assistance. The Security Officers are also on hand to assist in emergency cases. 

The Tupua Tamasese Meaole Hospital, a public medical centre, is about 15 minutes from the campus and costs SAT $15.00 by taxi.

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