Zuzana Roithová

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Zuzana Roithová
Minister of Health
In office
2 January 1998 – 22 July 1998
Prime Minister Josef Tošovský
Preceded by Jan Stráský
Succeeded by Ivan David
Senator from Prague 10
In office
21 November 1998 – 20 July 2004
Preceded by Milan Kondr
Succeeded by Jaromír Štětina
Member of the European Parliament for Czech Republic
In office
20 July 2004 – 30 June 2014
Personal details
Born (1953-01-30) 30 January 1953 (age 65)
Prague, Czechoslovakia
(now Czech Republic)
Political party Christian and Democratic Union-Czechoslovak People's Party
Alma mater Charles University
Sheffield Hallam University

Zuzana Roithová (born 30 January 1953) is a Czech politician and former Member of the European Parliament. She was vice-chair of the European Parliament's Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection, a substitute on the Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality and a member of the Delegation for relations with the countries of Central America.

She was a candidate in Czech presidential election 2013. In the 1st round of the election held in January 2013, she placed 6th with 4,95% (255 045 votes).[1] She didn't qualify for the second round.

She has previously served as Minister of Health, Senator and as Chair of the European Movement in the Czech Republic.

She is a signatory of the Prague Declaration on European Conscience and Communism[2] and a member of the Reconciliation of European Histories Group.[3]



  • 1998: Charles University Jubilee Medal


  • 1979–1992: Hospital doctor
  • Head of Prague Faculty Hospital (1990–1998) and Chairwoman of the Czech Association of Hospitals
  • 1998: Minister of Health
  • 1998–2004: Senator
  • Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Health and Social Policy (2000–2002), member of the permanent delegation of the Czech Parliament to the WEU
  • 2000–2002: Chairwoman of the International European Movement in the Czech Republic
  • 2001–2003: Deputy Chairwoman of KDU-ČSL (Christian Democratic Union – Czechoslovak People's Party)

See also: European Parliament election, 2004 (Czech Republic)


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Political offices
Preceded by
Jan Stráský
Minister of Health
Succeeded by
Ivan David