François Braun: who is the Minister of Health?

François Braun is the Minister of Health and Prevention of the Elisabeth Borne government, since July 4, 2022. Who is he? What is his political party? What is its role in the ER crisis? How old is he ? Portrait.

  François Braun: who is the Minister of Health?

Francois Braun is named Minister of Health and Prevention on July 4, 2022, in the second Elisabeth Borne government, under the presidency of Emmanuel Macron . He succeeds Brigitte Bourguignon who was beaten in her constituency during the last legislative elections and therefore had to leave the government. Who is the new Minister of Health, doctor by training and profession ? Portrait.

Biography: who is François Braun?

On July 4, 2022, François Braun is appointed Minister of Health and Prevention of the second government Elisabeth Borne . Born in 1962 to a father who was a general practitioner and firefighter in the Territory of Belfort, François Braun chose to follow medical studies . He becomes emergency doctor and practice at CHU of Nancy in 1984 . In 2010, he became head of emergency services at the Mercy Hospital of the Regional Hospital Center of Metz-Thionville. On January 14, 2014, he became the President of the Samu-Urgences union in France .

What is its role in the emergency crisis?

List of the last Ministers of Health in France:

  • Brigitte Bourguignon (May 20, 2022 / July 4, 2022)
  • Olivier Veran (February 16, 2020 / May 20, 2022)
  • Agnès Buzyn (May 17, 2017 / February 16, 2020)
  • Marisol Touraine (May 16, 2012 / May 10, 2017)

On May 31, 2022, the President of the Republic Emmanuel Macron announced the launch of a support mission aimed at identifying the first operational solutions to facilitate access to urgent and unscheduled care throughout France. Appointed by Brigitte Bourguignon, Doctor François Braun, surrounded by a tight team of health professionals, was responsible for a 'flash' mission to take stock of the difficulties encountered by the Emergency Department and find concrete and applicable solutions for the summer of 2022, when the flow is tighter in terms of human resources . These tensions are the result of two and a half years of health crisis, but also of more structural factors (shortage of caregivers) and societal (the aspirations of professionals are changing). A month later, on July 1, 2022, the emergency doctor issued 41 recommendations to respond to the risks of summer. Among these recommendations:

  • Inform the population with a national and local campaign on the proper use of emergency services.
  • Promote the recruitment of liberal health professionals who agree to participate in hospital activity in addition to their liberal activity.
  • Maintain 100% support for teleconsultations over the summer.
  • Implementation of territorial management of the downstream beds under the responsibility of the ARS.

The full report can be viewed on the Ministry of Health website .

What is François Braun's political party?

François Braun would not be 'insert' and would belong nowhere i. ' He has no political troops behind him. Even during the crisis Covid-19 , Olivier Véran, who had political weight, who was a deputy before, had difficulty obtaining arbitration in his favor. He has less support “, indicates Mathias Wargon, head of emergencies at Saint-Denis hospital, quoted by our colleagues from 20 Minutes . François Braun nevertheless showed his support for Emmanuel Macron during the last presidential campaign, then became a health referent for the government, in particular on the emergency crisis. He would also have is one of the three advisers who wrote Emmanuel Macron's health program version 2022.

How old is Francois Braun?

François Braun was born in 1962, so he has 60 years when he is appointed Minister of Health and Prevention on July 4, 2022.

What is François Braun's Twitter?

The Twitter account of the new Minister of Health, François Braun, is @FrcsBraun / Samu-Urgences de France press release / Press kit: Emergencies and unscheduled care: rapid and strong responses for the summer, July 1, 2022, Ministry of Health.