Cabo Verde´s Minister of Health Arlindo do Rosário is set to take over the country´s Embassy in Beijing, currently vacant.
Prime minister Ulisses Correia e Silva has already accepted the resignation of the Minister of Health, who asked to leave the Government, after a very intense and stressful period due to the covid-19 pandemic, local newspaper A Nação reported.
The same source adds that reserved for Rosário is the post of ambassador in Beijing, China, vacant since late 2021, with the exoneration of Tânia Romualdo.
Since early 2022, Romualdo is the National Director for Foreign Policy at Cabo Verde´s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Rosário has a degree in Medicine at Universidade Nova de Lisboa (Portugal) and a Specialization in General Pediatrics at Escola Paulista de Medicina, Federal University of São Paulo (Brazil).
He was a General Practitioner at the Ribeira Grande Health Department from 1989/1994, Health Delegate of the Municipality of Ribeira Grande-Santo Antão from 1992/1994, Pediatrician at the Santo Antão Regional Hospital since 1997, Director of the Santo Antão Regional Hospital, 2001/2011, National Deputy from 2011/2016, Member of the Supervisory Team of the General Directorate of Health and Member of the National Medicines Commission.