Dr Veronika Skvortsova
Minister of Healthcare of the Russian Federation
President of the Seventieth World Health Assembly
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.