| Minister/Health |
|Responsible for a country's health system. Often part of a regulatory capture,|
A health minister is the member of a country's government typically responsible for Health. Since they administer large budgets and regulatory functions, they are often part of a regulatory capture, turning into Big pharma/Lobbyists.
The health ministry in most countries also has responsibility for biosecurity.
In January 2020 Agnès Buzyn was France's Minister of Health and declared hydroxychloroquine a "poison" and banned over the counter sales. In September 2021, she was under investigation for her handling of COVID.