Bounkong Syhavong

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Minister of Health, the Lao People's Democratic Republic

Bounkong Syhavong

Bounkong Syhavong was appointed as Minister for Health, Lao PDR in April 2016. He previously held the position of Vice Minister of Health.

A medical doctor by training, Minister Syhavong spent the early part of his career at Mahosot Hospital. He has held numerous teaching positions at the Faculty of Medicine of the National University of Laos. Between 2009 and 2011, he was Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Health Sciences in Vientiane.

Minister Syhavong has a medical degree from the School of Medicine in Vientiane (Lao PDR) and has been President of the Lao Internal Medicine Association since 2006.


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