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Minister for Health, Consumption and Social Well-being

María Luisa Carcedo Roces

​Studies

  • Degree in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Oviedo.
  • Diploma in Industrial Medicine from the National School of Occupational Medicine.

Professional experience

  • She worked as a primary healthcare doctor for the Health Service of the Principality of Asturias, in Sotrondrio and at the El Natahoyo Health Clinic in Gijon.
  • Director of the Health Department in Valle del Nalón for INSALUD and Director-General for Public Health of the Principality of Asturias between 1984 and 1991.
  • Member of the General Junta of the Principality of Asturias (regional parliament), as well as Environment and Urban Planning Councillor.
  • Spokesperson for the Socialist Parliamentary Group in the General Junta of the Principality of Asturias.
  • Member of the Lower House of Parliament for Asturias during the 8th and 10th legislatures.
  • Head of the Public Policy and Service Quality Assessment Agency between 2008 and 2011.
  • Member of the Upper House of Parliament by appointment from the General Junta of the Principality of Asturias between 2015 and 2018.
  • High Commissioner for the Fight against Childhood Poverty since 21 June 2018.
  • Minister for Health, Consumption and Social Well-being since 12 September 2018.

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