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Ferruccio Fazio

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Prime Minister  Silvio Berlusconi
Name  Ferruccio Fazio
Website  Official website

Nationality  Italian
Succeeded by  Renato Balduzzi
Role  Italian Politician
Ferruccio Fazio wwwilsole24orecomartSoleOnLine4ARCHImmagini
Born  7 August 1944 (age 71) Garessio (1944-08-07)

Ferruccio Fazio (born 7 August 1944) is an Italian politician and was the minister of health from 2009 to 2011 in the fourth cabinet of Silvio Berlusconi.


Early life and education

Fazio was born in Garessio on 7 August 1944. He studied medicine.


Fazio is a professor of diagnostic imaging and radiotherapy at University of Milan Bicocca. He was also the director of nuclear medicine and radiation oncology at Vita-Salute San Raffaele University in Milan.

He served as undersecretary for health until his appointment as vice minister of health on 21 May 2008. During his tenure as undersecratary, he was responsible for struggle against the bird flu. Then he served as the vice minister until his appointment as minister of health in December 2009. His tenure ended in November 2011, and Renato Balduzzi replaced him as health minister.

Personal life

Fazio is married and has two children, a daughter and a son.


Ferruccio Fazio Wikipedia

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