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Minister for Health Ilze Viņķele

Work experience
2014 -2017 Member of the Saeima of the Republic of Latvia. Chairperson of the Saeima Education, Culture and Science Commission
2011 - 2014 Minister of Welfare
2010 - 2011 Member of the Saeima of the Republic of Latvia. Deputy Head of the Saeima parliamentary group "Unity". Parliamentary Secretary of the Ministry of Finance
2008 – 2010 Senior Consultant of the parliamentary group “Civic Union” at the Saeima of the Republic of Latvia, 
2006 - 2008 Parliamentary Secretary of Special Assignments Minister for Cooperation with International Financial Institutions of the Ministry of Finance 
2003 - 2006 Assistant to the Member of European Parliament
2000 – 2002 Adviser to the Minister for Environmental Protection and Regional Development
1999 - 2000 Social worker of the crisis centre for street children “Marsa gatve”
1993 - 1996 Deputy Editor of the magazine " Sveiks un Vesels "
2017/09 -2018/08 Scholarship of The McCain Institute for International Leadership, Arizona State University
06/2017 Riga Stradins University and School of Business, Arts and Technology "RISEBA" - Master's degree in Health Management
06/2009 Riga Stradins University - Master's degree in Public Health
06/2002  Higher School “Attistība” - Professional Bachelor's degree in Social Work and Social Pedagogy