Nila Heredia Miranda Minister of Health and Sports Incumbent Assumed office
16 May 2010
Preceded by Sonia Polo Vice Minister of Health and Health Promotion In office
February 2010 – 16 May 2010
Minister of Health and Sports In office
January 2006 – January 2008
Succeeded by Wálter Selum Personal details Born 26 October 1959
Uyuni, Potosí, Bolivia
Nationality Bolivian Occupation Medical school docent, Administrator
Nila Heredia Miranda (born in Uyuni, Potosí) is a former medical school docent and administrator, former leftist militant, and Bolivia's Minister of Health and Sports, a position she has occupied twice.
In the 1970s, Heredia was a member of the Revolutionary Workers' Party of Bolivia and the National Liberation Army during the dictatorship of Hugo Banzer. She was seized by government forces on 2 April 1976, and according to a petition filed with the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, tortured in the prefectural headquarters in Cochabamba and held in Viacha prison.
- ^ "Posesionan a Nila Heredia como Ministra de Salud". Los Tiempos. 2010-05-17. http://www.lostiempos.com/diario/actualidad/politica/20100517/posesionan-a-nila-heredia-como-ministra-de-salud_70992_131161.html. Retrieved 2011-04-09.
- ^ Ministry of the Presidency. Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia. "Gabinete de ministros - Ministra de Salud". http://www.presidencia.gob.bo/ministerio.php?min=45. Retrieved 2011-04-09.
- ^ Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos (6 March 1979). "CASO 2721 BOLIVIA NILA HEREDIA MIRANDA MÉDICA". http://www.cidh.oas.org/annualrep/78sp/Bolivia2721.htm. Retrieved 9 April 2011.
Álvaro García Linera • Claudia Pena • Ivan Canelas • Elizabeth Salguero • Luis Alberto Arce Catacora • Roberto Ivan Aguilar Gomez • Julieta Monje Villa • David Choquehuanca • Sacha Sergio Llorenti Soliz • Nila Heredia • Jose Luis Gutierrez Perez • Nardi Suxo Iturri • Daniel Santalla • Elizabeth Arismendi Chumacero • Jose Antonio Pimentel Castillo • Elba Viviana Caro Hinojosa • Carlos Romero Bonifaz • Ana Teresa Morales • Walter Juvenal Delgadillo Terceros • Nemecia Achacollo Tola • Nilda Copa Condori
Former ministersMaría Chacón Rendón • Rubén Saavedra Soto • Arismendi Chumacero • Zulma Yugar Párraga • Milton Gómez Mamani • Sonia Polo • Félix Rojas Gutiérrez • Carmen Trujillo Cárdenas • Luis Fernando Vincenti • María Esther Udaeta • Antonia Rodriguez
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