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Asena Serbezova - Minister of Health

 

 

Prof. Asena Serbezova graduated from the Faculty of Pharmacy, Medical University (MU) Sofia in 1996. She defended her dissertation thesis on social medicine and organization of healthcare and pharmacy in 2007. She holds Master’s Degree in Health Management and Public Health, MU Sofia and Master’s Degree in Health Policy and Pharmacoeconomics, Barcelona School of Management, Univeristat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain.

 

Master’s Degree in Psychology, University of Veliko Turnovo (2019). Three specialties: organization and economics of pharmacy and distribution; organization and economics of pharmaceutical production; clinical pharmacy.

 

Professor at the Department of Health Policy and Management, Faculty of Public Health, MU Sofia.

 

Executive Director of the Bulgarian Drug Agency under the Minister of Health (July 2014-August 2018).

 

Member of the Management Board of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and member of the Commission for Health Technology Assessment.

 

Chair of the Management Board of the Bulgarian Pharmaceutical Union (February 2020-December 2021).

 

Prof. Asena Serbezova has over 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical sector, holding various positions in the liaison offices of drug manufacturers, distributors and contract research organizations for clinical trials. Auditor of European standards of good practices in the pharmaceutical sector.

 

Minister of Health in the cabinet elected by the 47th National Assembly on 13 December 2021.