What’s The Story with Being The Minister for Health, Stephen?

Episode 27,  Nov 25, 2020, 04:00 AM

Stefanie talks to Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly. They talk about Stephen's beginning in politics, how it was motivated by the presence of the IMF in Dublin. His movement from Independent to Social Democrats to Fianna Fail. He talks about some of his government achievements he's most proud of. How his past career in reforming healthcare in other countries led to him asking for the job when Fianna Fail took power in Ireland. (Are you mad? Stefanie asks.) They talk about what the government is doing now to improve the healthcare system, and what are the plans for the future?

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