Lena Hallengren

Lena Hallengren, Minister for Health and Social Affairs

Minister for Health and Social Affairs

Ministry of Health and Social Affairs

“Health and social care must work, regardless of who you are or where in the country you live. I see this as my most important task for the coming years. It is about people in Sweden being safe in the knowledge that they can expect health and social care of the very highest quality. And we will deliver it.”

News from Lena Hallengren

  • Enhancing welfare requires a strong society

    Minister for Health and Social Affairs Lena Hallengren talks about her areas of responsibility, her priorities and the challenges that await during this electoral period.

  • Minister for Health and Social Affairs gave a speech at WHO Partners Forum

    A man and a woman are sitting and conversing at a table
    Minister for Health and Social Affairs Ms Lena Hallengren had a conversation with the General-Director of WHO Mr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus at WHO Partners Forum in Stockholm. Photo: Government Offices of Sweden

    On 9-10 April Sweden hosted WHO Partners Forum in Stockholm. Many world leaders in the health area were there to discuss a new cooperation and initiatives to deal with the most urgent health challenges of our time.

    – This is a historic moment for honest discussions on tackling modern global health threats. We need to ensure that WHO is equipped and supported to be able to lead the global response to future health challenges, Minister Hallengren said.

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