Rajko Ostojić

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Not to be confused with Ranko Ostojić.
Rajko Ostojić
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Minister of Health
In office
23 December 2011 – 11 June 2014
Prime Minister Zoran Milanović
Preceded by Darko Milinović
Succeeded by Siniša Varga
Personal details
Born (1962-02-19) 19 February 1962 (age 55)
Zagreb, PR Croatia, FPR Yugoslavia
Political party Social Democratic Party of Croatia
Alma mater University of Zagreb
(School of Medicine)
Occupation Physician

Rajko Ostojić (Croatian pronunciation: ['rǎːjko ˈôstojit͡ɕ]) (born 19 February 1962) is a Croatian physician and politician. He is member of the Social Democratic Party of Croatia (SDP).[1] Ostojić graduated from the University of Zagreb School of Medicine and specialised gastroenterology and hepatology.[1][2]

He first became involved in politics in 2000 when he was appointed assistant to health minister Ana Stavljenić-Rukavina, and later served a term in the 6th Sabor assembly from 2008 to 2011. Following the November 2011 election won by the centre-left Kukuriku coalition Ostojić became Croatia's Health Minister in the Cabinet of Zoran Milanović in December that year.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Rajko Ostojić" (in Croatian). Croatian Parliament. Retrieved 8 December 2011. 
  2. ^ a b Toma, Ivanka (22 December 2011). "Milanovićevih 21 - Najmlađi premijer, najmlađa vlada". Večernji list (in Croatian). Zagreb. Retrieved 23 December 2011.