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Oleg Salagay

Oleg Salagay

Deputy Minister of Healthcare of the Russian Federation

Biography

Since 2018, Oleg Salagay has held the post of Deputy Minister of Health of Russia.

In 2015 – Director of the Department of Public Health and Communications.

In 2012 – Press Secretary, Deputy Director of the Department of International Cooperation and Public Relations, the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation.

2007-2011 – Leading Specialist, Senior Expert, Consultant, Deputy Head, Head of the Office of Special Medical Issues, the Legal Department of the Ministry of Health and Social Development of Russia.

2011-2012 – Deputy Director of the Department of Innovation Policy and Science of the Ministry of Health of Russia. He also supervised international and legal issues of innovative development.

In 2010, he graduated with distinction from Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia. Then Mr. Salagay earned a master's degree in European law from Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO University) and completed a PhD in medical science.

In 2005, he graduated with distinction from Irkutsk State Medical University.

Oleg Salagay is a member of various working groups of the World Health Organization and BRICS, as well as bilateral cooperation ones. Chairman of the Conference of the Parties to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC).

Oleg Salagay is the winner of the Russian national competition "Leaders of Russia" that took place in Sochi, Krasnodar Krai, on February 7-11, 2018. 

Oleg Salagay is an Actual State Councillor of Russian Federation, 3rd class. A member of various working groups of the World Health Organization and bilateral cooperation ones. Chairman of the Conference of the Parties to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC).

He has a PhD in medical science. Director of the Department of Public Health and Communications of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, and Press Secretary of the Minister of Health of the Russian Federation.