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Anda Caksa proposed as a candidate to replace Belevics as Healthcare Minister

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUOn Monday, 13 June, Union of Greens and Farmers decided to officially propose Anda Caksa, head of the Children’s Clinical University Hospital, to replace Guntis Belevics as Healthcare Minister.

The party’s board expressed its support to the candidate proposed by the prime minister.

This candidate will be discussed at a meeting with coalition partners. The Saeima could decide in favour of Caksa’s approval this week.

Guntis Belevics announced his decision to step down from his post as Healthcare Minister of Latvia on Friday. His decision is largely tied to the recent scandal involving him and Latvian Oncology Centre. Belevics has also decided to leave Latvia’s Green Party and the Saeima.

Caksa graduated from Latvian Academy of Sciences in 1999. She received paediatricians specialization in 2002. She also graduated from RISEBA University in 2007, gaining a Master’s degree in business management.

Caksa has been in charge of the Children’s Clinical University Hospital since 2011.

In February 2004 Caksa was appointed as a board member of Pauls Stradins Clinical University Hospital. She stepped down from the board of Stradins Clinical University Hospital in December 2015, explaining her decision with the desire to focus on work in the Children’s Clinical University Hospital.

According to publicly available information, Caksa also works as a psychotherapist at Dr. Janis Gilis’ Private Clinic.

Caksa’s declaration for 2015 is not available yet. According to her declaration for 2014, Caksa’s total debt was EUR 120,303. Her income was EUR 95,468.

She also has cash and non-cash savings worth EUR 42,801.

Caksa owns a Lexus CT 200h (2014), land and house in Sigulda and jointly owned land in Riga.

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