November 28, 2021

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Death of former Health Minister Jean Rosen

Jean Rosen was Member of Parliament for Charlesburg from 1994 to 2003. He was a minister under the banner of the party Quebecois of the governments led by Jack Bariso, Lucian Bachard and Bernard Laundry.

His first portfolio was in health, from 1994 to 1998. He introduced pharmaceutical insurance in Quebec and began the transition to ambulatory care.

When he was health minister, the Quebec government passed the first law in 1998 regulating the use of tobacco in public places.

When Jean Rosen was Minister of Health in the Lucian Bouchard government

Photo: Canadian Press / Jacques Poissonad

Many compliments

He later served as Minister of Research, Science and Technology and Employment and Social Solidarity.

Several elected officials who have rubbed shoulders with Jean Rochean in the past paid tribute to him on Tuesday morning, including the Prime Minister of Quebec Fran பிரான்ois Legald.

I just learned about the death of my former colleague Jean Rosen. What sad news. He was a kind and wonderful man. I have a feeling for his loved ones and his family, Mr. Legalt underlined his Twitter account.

Quebec Health Minister Christian Dube is full of praise for his pioneer.

I was saddened to learn of the death of Jean Rosen. He was a politician who did great things for Quebec and for health like enforcing the tobacco law. I extend my deepest condolences to his loved ones.

A quote:Christian Dubey, Minister of Health

Exceptional course

Prior to entering politics, Jean Rosen was dean of the medical faculty at Laval University, where he served from 1979 to 1985.

Jean Rosen graduated with a law degree from the University of Montreal in 1961, before graduating with a degree in medicine from Laval University in 1966.

He received a master’s degree in public health in 1968 and a doctorate in public health from Harvard University in 1973.

Jean Rosen received a title from 1985 to 1988 as chairman of the Commission of Inquiry into Health Services and Social Services.

Following that, he joined the World Health Organization (WHO). First at the Regional Office for Europe in Copenhagen, from 1988 to 1990, where he was Deputy Director and later Director of the Health Care and Development Division in Geneva.

Jean Rochean was decorated in June 2015 by the Artere National du Quebec.

The cause and date of his death are not yet known.