Juras Požela

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Juras Požela

Minister of Health of Lithuania

In office
15 March 2016 – 16 October 2016

Preceded by
Rimantė Šalaševičiūtė

Succeeded by
Aurelijus Veryga (lt)

Personal details

12 April 1982
Vilnius, Lithuania

16 October 2016 (aged 34)
Vilnius, Lithuania

Political party
LSDP (2000–2016)

Alma mater
Vilnius University


Juras Požela (12 April 1982 – 16 October 2016) was a Lithuanian politician who served as the Minister of Health of Lithuania from March 2016 until his death on 16 October 2016 from pancreatitis.[1][2] He was also a Seimas member, Youth and Sports Affairs Committee Chairman and a presidium member of the Social Democratic Party of Lithuania.

^ Mirė sveikatos apsaugos ministras Juras Požela (in Lithuanian)
^ “Lithuania’s HealthMin Pozela passes away”. The Baltic Times. 16 October 2016. Retrieved 16 October 2016. 

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