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Minister for Health Anda Čakša

Anda Čakša, Minister for Health of the Republic of Latvia  

Work experience:    

17.07.2011.-16.06.2016.    Children’s Clinical University Hospital,  Chairman of the Board
03.2016.-06.2016.             Adviser on Medical issues to the Minister of Health Dr. Guntis Belēvičs
03.2014.-01.2016.             Pauls Stradins Clinical University Hospital, Member of the Board
12.2008.-2011.                 "Ewopharma AG/Allergan", Manager of the Baltic Business Unit, aesthetic medicine
05.2007.-11.2008.             "Sanofi Aventis Latvia" LTD, Director of Market access and Public relations
03.2003.-05.2007.             „Sanofi Aventis Latvia" LTD, Sales team
2001.-2005.                       Children’s Clinical University Hospital, doctor paediatrician, pediatric intensive care unit
1999.-2002.                       Medical Academy of Latvia, Department of paediatrics, senior laboratory assistant

Other projects:   

2009. - 2010.    Lecturer at Latvian Cosmetologists school " Business development opportunities in cosmetology" 
2005. - 2007.    Development and maintenance of  the register of acute coronary syndrome
2002. - 2004.    Participation in the Developmend and Support Fund of Children’s Clinical University Hospital, Member of the Board
2005. - 2007.    Founding project manager of the Rural psychiatrists Society

2008. - 2010.    Riga Stradins University, Faculty of Continuing Education, program “Psychodynamic psychotherapy”
2006. - 2007.    Riga International School of Economics and Business Administration, MBA in Health care management
2001. - 2002.    Riga Stradins University, specialization in anesthesia and intensive care speciality
1999. - 2002.    Riga Stradins University, Residency in paediatrics
1992. - 1999.    Medical Academy of Latvia, Doctors’ degree

Additional education:    

9.-15.11.2014.    Professional Certificate in Strategic Health Planning (London, United Kingdom)
10.-13.06.2014.    Healthcare Ecosystem. European Hospital and Healthcare Federation (Oulu, Finland)
5.-6.02.2014.    Hospital Accreditation. DNV International Accreditation Standarts for Hospitals. DNV Healthcare (Riga, Latvia)
13.11.2013. - 28.11.2013.     Health Systems Managment Galilee International Management Institute (Nahalala, Israel)
14.-15.10.2013.; 12.11.2013.    Leadership for High Performance Teams. Consortium Programme for Senior Managers with Liam Ulvhag (Riga, Latvia)
3.-7.09.2012.    Health Managment Programme, Singapore Cooperation Programme Training Award (Singapore)
03.2011.    Effective Health Care Resource Managment Programme, Stockholm School of Economic (Riga, Latviia)
11.2010.    Bay Group International – Management group training
04.2010.     Bay Group International - SSN and coaching
04.2009.    Bay Group International - SSN, negotiation un presentation
08.2008.    Change management training
11.2005.    Mercury International – marketing strategy
08.2005.    Communication Academy - Lobby and style, the Latvian experience
05.2001.     The American International Healthcare Alliance, Medical Informatics
11.2000.     The American International Health Alliance, Medical Informatics