Professional medical treatment minister Tamara van Ark resigns on wellness grounds

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Caretaker clinical care and sport minister Tamara van Ark has resigned on health grounds.

The minister introduced on Twitter that she experienced been trying to get well from long-term neck problems but has not regained her health adequately to return to get the job done.

‘This do the job, in the government and in parliament, will take 100% and frequently additional, and this is not doable for me now,’ she wrote. ‘I never know when it will be doable, and so I have made the decision to stage back again.’

For the moment, her positions will be taken over by Hugo de Jonge, caretaker well being minister, and junior health minister Paul Blokhuis.

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