Sergei Kurashov

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Sergei Kurashov
Minister of Health of the Soviet Union
In office
12 January 1959 – 27 August 1965
Succeeded by Boris Petrovsky
Kurashov's tomb in the Kremlin Wall Necropolis.

Sergei Vladimirovich Kurashov (Russian: Серге́й Влади́мирович Курашов; 1 October [O.S. 18 September] 1910 – 27 August 1965) was the Minister of Public Health of the USSR from 1959 until his death in 1965. The medical institute in Kazan is named for him. He served as the president of the World Health Organisation's World Health Assembly in 1962.[1]