IVAN Uhliarik from Christian Democratic Movement (KDH) will serve as Health Minister in the government. He was born on June 3, 1968 in Námestovo and studied at the medical school of Charles University in Prague. He began working at the hospital in Skalica in 1993.
From 1996 to 2003 Uhliarik served as the marketing manager of Pfizer pharmaceutical company and from 2003 to 2005 he was the general director of the Ozone Laboratories for the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
In 2006 Uhliarik joined KDH and since 2008 he worked as the party’s expert on health care. In 2009 he was elected the party’s deputy chairman for health care and consumer protection.
Uhliarik was elected MP in the 2010 election but has left the post to serve as health minister.
Ivan Uhliarik is married with five children.
14. Jul 2010 at 10:00 | Compiled by Spectator staff