Ruweng State appoints 27-year-old female health minister

Ruweng State Governor, Major General Lawrence Miabok Dudi last week named 27-year-old Asunta Anuer as the state new Health Minister, tasked with restoring the deteriorating health condition in the state.

Asunta is the first youngest woman to hold a ministerial position in South Sudan’s history. She replaced Wuor Miaper who was promoted to SPLM-IO ranks in the army.

Asunta holds a Bachelor of Pharmacy, specializing in the properties and impacts of medicines and developing the skills required to counsel patients about their use.

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