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Janez Poklukar appointed new health minister

By: P.T., STA

Janez Poklukar, a 42-year-old doctor-turned health manager who has been leading Slovenia’s largest medical centre through the biggest ever health crisis, was appointed new health minister by the National Assembly in a 50:31 vote.

Poklukar successfully restructured Jesenice general hospital before taking over as director general of UKC Ljubljana in August 2019, where he is credited with adroitly managing the coronavirus epidemic. His priorities will be battling out the coronavirus epidemic and improving access to health services.

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