A new minister of health has been appointed in the Voronezh region – the chief physician of the local emergency hospital No. 1, Igor Banin.
He took the post of Minister of Health of the Voronezh Region Igor Banin, who previously worked as the chief physician at Emergency Hospital No. 1. The appointment was announced by the governor Alexander Gusev, reports the press service of the regional government.
Banin took the place of the previous head of the department Alexandra Shchukina, who resigned from his post in early October. After Shchukin left, the first deputy minister became the temporary head of the department. Oleg Minakov. Local media about the likely appointment of Banin to the post of head of the Ministry of Health reported back on November 16th. It was noted then that his candidacy had passed all the necessary approvals at the regional level.
Igor Banin graduated with honors from Voronezh Medical University. N.N. Burdenko. Candidate of Medical Sciences and member of the presidium of the regional political council of the United Russia party. At the regional hospital, he worked first as a surgeon and then as head of the department. In 2012, he became the head of the local Center for Disaster Medicine. Banin became the chief physician of Emergency Hospital No. 1 in 2016.
The Central Research Institute of Organization and Informatization of Health Care (TsNIIOIZ) of the Ministry of Health in its latest report on the portrait of the regional minister noted a decrease in the frequency of rotations. At the same time, in recent months there have been numerous resignations in the regional ministries of health, MV reported: in particular, the heads of the ministries of health of the Omsk Region, Vladimir Region, Primorsky Territory, Chechnya, Udmurtia, Nizhny Novgorod Region, Stavropol Territory have been replaced, and the departure of the Minister of Health of the Krasnoyarsk Territory is being discussed.
The TsNIIOIZ report also notes that the average length of service as a minister is less than three years.