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Government official , organization official

Philippe Douste-Blazy, international organization official, former French government official.


Douste-Blazy, Philippe was born on January 1, 1953 in Lourdes, France.


Doctor of Medicine, Toulouse University, 1982. Master of Science, Toulouse University, 1983.


Cardiologist; professor medicine Toulouse Sciences University, France, 1988. Member of the European Parliament European Parliament, 1989—1993. Mayor City of Lourdes, France, 1989—2000, City of Toulouse, France, 2001—2004.

Member of Parliament, Hautes-Pyrénées constituency National Assembly France, 1993—2001, Member of Parliament, Haute-Garonne constituency, 2001—2004. Minister health Government of France, 1993—1995, minister culture, 1995—1997, minister solidarity, health and family, 2004—2005, minister foreign affairs, 2005—2007. Chairman executive board UNITAID, Geneva, since 2007.

Under secretary-general, special advisor on innovative financing for development United Nations, since 2008. Member American College of Physicians-European Union Joint Assembly. Secretary general Union pour un mouvement populaire, 2002—2004.


  • Other Interests

    Classical music, golf.


Married Marie-Yvonne Calazel, 1977.

Marie-Yvonne Calazel