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Expat joins the Ministry of Healthcare as a Deputy Minister

Dong Wook Lee  - former head of Office for Population Policy at Ministry of Health and Welfare ( Republic of Korea) was appointed as Deputy Minister of Healthcare of Uzbekistan and Advisor to the Deputy Prime Minister for Social Development.

The new appointment was set by the Decree of the President. According to the press service of the Ministry of Healthcare, he will be responsible for the comprehensive legal regulation of the health sector with the implementation of WHO international standards and recommendations. Dong Wook Lee will coordinate improving the financing system and organization, as well as the introduction of compulsory medical insurance, finding the best practices of public-private partnership and medical tourism, creating favorable conditions and improvement of the competitive environment for the broad attraction of investments in the field, the widespread introduction of IT.  

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