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Minister of Health and Labour Jevgeni Ossinovski

Jevgeni Ossinovski is the Minister of Health and Labour of the Republic of Estonia from 23 November 2016. He has been the Chairman of the Social Democratic Party since 30 May 2015.

 
  • Jevgeni Ossinovski was also the Minister of Health and Labour of the Republic of Estonia from 2015–2016.
  • From 2014–2015, Ossinovski was the Minister of Education and Research and then a Member of the 13th Riigikogu, where he was a Member of the Cultural Affairs Committee.  
  • From 2011–2014, Ossinovski was a member of the 12th Riigikogu. He was a member of the European Union Affairs Committee of the Riigikogu and a member of the Foreign Affairs Committee.
  • Born on 15th March 1986 in Kohtla-Järve, Ossinovski has graduated from Tallinn Secondary Science School. Ossinovski acquired Bachelor’s degree from the University of Tartu on the speciality of Philosophy. He has a Master’s degree (cum laude) in Philosophy from Warwick University (UK) as well as a Master’s degree (cum laude) in Politology from London School of Economics and Political Science.

Minister of Health and Labour Jevgeni Ossinovski

 

The Minister of Health and Labour's area of responsibilty includes

The Minister of Health and Labour's area of responsibilty includes the following institutions

  • public health,
  • health care,
  • e-health,
  • medications,
  • medical equipment,
  • employment,
  • unemployment insurance,
  • employment relations,
  • work environment,
  • equal treatment and equality between women and men.  
  • Agency of Medicines,
  • Health Board, 
  • Labour Inspectorate, 
  • The National Institute for Health Development, 
  • Estonian Health Insurance Fund, 
  • Eesti Töötukassa, 
  • Estonian E-Health Foundation, 
  • The North Estonia Medical Centre, 
  • Viljandi Hospital, 
  • Haapsalu Neurological Rehabilitation Centre, 
  • Tartu University Hospital, 
  • Sillamäe Rehabilitation Center for Drug Addicts.

 

The Minister of Health and Labour is the member of Töötukassa council and the chairman of the Estonian Health Insurance Fund board. 

 
Last updated: 3 October 2017