CV Lena Hallengren

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Minister for Health and Social Affairs

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A portrait of the Minister for Health and Social Affairs Lena Hallengren
Minister for Health and Social Affairs Lena Hallengren. Photo: Kristian Pohl, The Government Offices

Ministry of Health and Social Affairs

Party

Swedish Social Democratic Party

Areas of responsibility

  • Disability
  • Public health and health care
  • Rights of the child
  • Social services including care of older people

Personal

Lena Hallengren was born in 1973. She lives in Kalmar. Ms Hallengren is married and has two children.

Educational background

1993–1996
BA in Education, Kalmar University 1993–1996

Positions and assignments

2019–
Minister for Health and Social Affairs

2018–2019
Minister for Children, the Elderly and Gender Equality

2014–2018
Member of the Riksdag; Chair, Committee on Education

2010–2018
Member of the War Delegation

2010–2014
Member of the Riksdag; Deputy Chair, Committee on Health and Welfare

2009–2010
Member of the Riksdag; Chair, Committee on Transport and Communications

2006–2009
Member of the Riksdag; Member of the Committee on Environment and Agriculture

2002–2006
Minister for Preschool Education, Youth Affairs and Adult Learning

1999–2002
Secretary of the Swedish Social Democratic Youth League

1997–1999
Local politician in Kalmar