Secretariat of Health (Mexico)
|Secretaría de Salud|
Secretary of Health headquarters in Mexico City
|Type||Secretary of State|
The Secretariat of Health (Spanish: Secretaría de Salud) is the government department in charge of all social health services in Mexico, and an integral part of the Mexican health system. The Secretary of Health is a member of the Executive Cabinet and is appointed at the discretion of the President of the Republic.
In recent years, the Secretary of Health has played a more restricted role, as many of its functions have been transferred to the corresponding institutions of the individual Mexican States.
List of recent Secretaries of Health
|Name||Term||President of Mexico|
|Jorge Alcocer Varela||2018–present||Andrés Manuel López Obrador|
|José Narro Robles||2016–2018||Enrique Peña Nieto|
|Mercedes Juan López||2012–2016|
|Salomón Chertorivski Woldenberg||2012||Felipe Calderón|
|José Ángel Córdova Villalobos||2006–2012|
|Julio Frenk Mora||2000–2006||Vicente Fox Quezada|
|José Antonio González Fernández||1999–2000||Ernesto Zedillo|
|Juan Ramón de la Fuente||1994–1999|
|Jesús Kumate Rodríguez||1988–1994||Carlos Salinas de Gortari|
|Guillermo Soberón Acevedo||1982–1988||Miguel de la Madrid|
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