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Dr Veronika Skvortsova
Minister of Healthcare of the Russian Federation

President of the Seventieth World Health Assembly


22 May 2017

Dr Veronika Skvortsova, Minister of Healthcare of the Russian Federation
WHO/L. Cipriani

Dr Veronika Skvortsova has been the Minister of Healthcare of the Russian Federation since her appointment in May 2012. She is a neurologist and has a background in neuropathology. Prior to her appointment as Minister of Healthcare, Dr Skvortsova was Deputy Minister of Healthcare and Social Development. From 2005-2008, she was the Director of the Russian Stroke Research Institute. Dr Skvortsova is an elected associate member of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences.