| Portugal/Minister/Health |
(Minister of Health)
|With mission to define and conduct national health policy|
The Ministry of Health (MS) is the department of the Government of Portugal whose mission is to define and conduct national health policy, ensuring the sustainable application and use of resources and the evaluation of their results.
The porugese National Health Service (SNS) is a structure through which the Portuguese State ensures the right to health (promotion, prevention and surveillance of health) for all citizens of Portugal. Its creation dates back to 1979, to meet the political and social conditions arising from the Portuguese political restructuring of the 1970s.
It should be noted that the Portuguese health sector was a pioneer in creating a legal framework in the area of Public-Private Partnerships. The regulation of the sector has been strengthened through legal instruments, published during the first decade of the 2000s. Partnerships.
Office Holders on Wikispooks
|Paulo Macedo||21 June 2011||30 October 2015|
|Leonor Beleza||6 November 1985||5 January 1990|