Nicolae Testemițanu

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Nicolae Testemițanu
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Health Minister of Moldova
In office
Prime Minister Alexandru Diordiţă
Personal details
Born (1927-08-01)August 1, 1927
Ochiul Alb, Drochia district
Died September 20, 1986(1986-09-20) (aged 59)
Political party Communist Party of Moldova
Profession physician
Religion Eastern Orthodoxy

Nicolae Testemițanu (1 August 1927 in Ochiul Alb, Drochia district – September 20, 1986) was a Moldovan scientist, surgeon, hygienist, and politician.

Political career[edit]

He served as minister of health of Moldavian SSR between 1963 and 1968, after which he was demoted for allegedly promoting too many autochthonous medical personnel, contrary to Soviet Russification policies.


The Nicolae Testemițanu State University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Chișinău is named after him.


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