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Dr. Bernard Valentin appointed new Principal Secretary for Health

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Dr. Bernard Valentin appointed new Principal Secretary for Health

Tue, 08 March 2016

The Office of the President has announced the appointment of Dr. Bernard Valentin as Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Health from 16th March 2016.


Dr. Valentin is currently Chief Medical Officer, and has served in other senior management positions in the Ministry of Health, including the posts of Special Advisor and Principal Secretary, at various times between 2006 and 2013.


Mrs Peggy Vidot, the current Principal Secretary for Health, has expressed her wish to retire upon completion of her present contract which ends on 15th March 2016.


In expressing his heartfelt thanks for, and appreciation of, the work of Mrs Vidot, the President described her as a dedicated professional who has made an important contribution to the development of health care in Seychelles, in particular in the reforms and modernisation that have taken place during her period as Principal Secretary for Health.

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