Yesterday, President-elect Santiago Peña appointed three future heads of the Ministries of Health and Social Security (MSPyBS); Work, Employment and Social Security (MTESS) and Information and Communication Technology (Mitic). So he nominated Maria Teresa Baran for the first portfolio, Monica Recalde for MTESS and, the first announcement of the day, Gustavo Villate for Mitić.
“The Ministry of Public Health and Welfare is a key institution for improving the quality of life of Paraguayans. We understand the complexity of this portfolio and that is why we are thinking of much more coordinated work, much closer work where we can bring more people and more institutions to this great cause,” the future president said in an audiovisual piece posted on his social media. .
For her part, in the same clip, Maria Teresa Baran said: “As a woman, mother, wife and daughter, I feel very committed to fulfilling such an important portfolio as the Ministry of Health. The most important capital we have in healthcare is human capital, in which we all play an extremely important and fundamental role.”
In his appointment to Monica Recalde, Peña said that in his promise to create 500,000 jobs during his term, the Department of Labor will play a fundamental role. In this regard, the future minister noted that one of her priorities will be to ensure access to decent employment so that every Paraguayan can support their families, with conditions for expanding employment.
“From Mitic, we will work to maintain a flexible connection between government and citizens and, of course, we will promote technology as a tool to improve healthcare, education, security and economic development services. Technology will be a means to improve the quality of life and access to opportunities for all Paraguayans,” said Gustavo Villate, a technology professional with a long history.
The next head of the MOH is a surgeon, a specialist in family medicine, with extensive experience in public health and community service as a volunteer. From 2018 to 2020, she was Director General of the National Malaria Eradication Service (Cenepa) and from 2013 to 2018, Deputy Minister of Health.
As for the appointed Minister of Labor, she is a lawyer, has a master’s degree in the management and management of social security systems, more than 17 years in public service and 9 years of experience in the preparation, analysis and management of security policies. social market and labor market. In addition, she already served in the Department of Labor as the general director of social protection.
For its part, new owner Mitic is a founding partner of E-Services specializing in telecommunications technology with over 20 years of experience in the technology sector. In addition, he is Vice President of the Paraguayan Chamber of Financial Technologies, President of the Paraguayan Chamber of Contact Centers and has worked as a technology consultant for well-known companies in the financial and telecommunications sectors.
“The Ministry of Public Health and Welfare is a key institution for improving the quality of life of Paraguayans.”
SANTIAGO PENA – PRESIDENT ELECTED
“From Mitic, we will work to maintain a flexible connection between government and citizens and, of course, we will promote technology as a tool to improve healthcare, education, security and economic development services.”
GUSTAVO VILLATE – NEW OWNER OF MITIC
“As a woman, mother, wife and daughter, I feel very committed to fulfilling such an important portfolio as the Ministry of Health.”
MARIA TERESA BARAN IS THE NEXT MSPYBS WINNER