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Androulla Agrotou
Minister of Health





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Dr. Androulla Agrotou was born in Nicosia in 1947. She graduated from the Pancyprian Gymnasium of Pallouriotissa in 1965 and went on to study at the "Peoples' Friendship University of Russia" Medical School in Moscow, where she received a degree in Medicine.

Dr. Agrotou holds a Masters degree in Public Health (MPH - Dundee University, United Kingdom), as well as in Business Adminstration (MBA). Her specialisations are in Public Health and Community Medicine.

She was appointed to the civil service in 1973 in the role of Medical Officer at the Palechori Health Centre, before taking up a number of positions at various Health and Emergency Services.

Dr. Agrotou has worked in the Administration of the Ministry of Health, serving, inter alia, as Senior and Chief Medical Officer.

Between 2007 and 2010, she was Director of the Medical and Public Health Services at the Ministry of Health, while in the three months before her retirement in 2010, she served as the Ministry’s Acting Permanent Secretary.

She is married to Andreas Agrotis and has three children, Nicolas, Aliki and Georgia.

She assumed office as Minister of Health on October 15, 2012.

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