Minister of Health (South Africa)


Minister of Health (South Africa)
Minister of Health
Incumbent
Aaron Motsoaledi

since 10 May 2009
Appointer Jacob Zuma
Deputy Gwen Ramokgopa

In the South African government, the Minister of Health is the member of the national Cabinet responsible for the Department of Health, and therefore for national health policy and the administration of public health. The position is of particular importance in South Africa because of the massive impact of the AIDS epidemic in the country.

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