More than a month after taking office, the president Javier Milei continues with the appointment of new officials. This time, in the Superintendency of Health Servicesa decentralized organization that depends on the Ministry of Health and which acts as a regulatory body for the actors in the sector, with the aim of ensuring compliance with the area’s policies for the promotion, preservation and recovery of the health of the population, among other aspects.
Thus, through the Decree 83/2024 published this Thursday in the Official bulletinit was established that the President of the Nation, in his capacity as politically responsible for the general administration of the country, is empowered to authorize the filling of vacant positions in the National Administration, “even those that occur after the entry into force of the General Budget Law of the National Administration“.
Resignations and appointments
Then, the official text indicates that the doctor Enrique Héctor Rodríguez Chiantor and the lawyer Nicholas Strigiliowho held the positions of Superintendent and General Manager of the Superintendence of Health Services, respectively, ceased their functions.
In this context, the attorney was appointed Gabriel Gonzalo Oriolo as Superintendent of the Superintendence of Health Services, with the rank and hierarchy of Secretary. Oriolo is a lawyer specialized in health lawaccording to the Official Gazette.
Finally, the text designates the doctor Claudio Adrián Stivelman as General Manager of the Superintendency of Health Services, with the rank and hierarchy of Undersecretary. Stivelman is a doctor specializing in internal medicine.
The appointment of Oriolo and Stivelman, the official text emphasizes, aims to ensure the normal development of the services that the Superintendency of Health Services is responsible for.through the appointment of new officials who have professional training and the experience necessary to perform the positions.
It should be noted that the appointment of Stivelman as General Manager is made as an exception to what is established by article 7 of the General Budget Law of the National Administrationwhich prohibits the filling of vacant positions in the National Administration without the prior authorization of the Chief of the Cabinet of Ministers.