Rome - December 11, 2017

Beatrice Lorenzin

Minister of Health -

Beatrice Lorenzin was appointed Minister of Health in the 62th Government of the Italian Republic led by Enrico Letta in April 2013.

She maintained the position of Minister of Health in the Government led by Matteo Renzi in February 2014.

On December 12, 2016 she has been reconfirmed Minister of Health in the Paolo Gentiloni Government.

She was born in Rome on 14 October 1971.

She started her political career in October 1997, with the election to the Council of XIIIth Municipal district XIII of Rome.

In May 2001, she was elected member of the Town Council of Roma. Between 2005 and mid-2006, she was Head of the Technical Secretariat of Undersecretary to the Presidency

of the Council of Ministers for the Information and Publishing during the third Government led by Silvio Berlusconi.

Elected to the Chamber of Deputies in 2008, she was reconfirmed in the Chamber of Deputies in the general elections of 24-25 February 2013.

In March 2017 she was one of the founders of the new center party Alternativa Popolare.