VIENNA Austria’s minister for health and gals, Sabine Oberhauser, has died, a assertion by the chancellor mentioned on Thursday of the 53-calendar year-outdated who experienced experienced from stomach most cancers.
Oberhauser grew to become a minister in the Social Democrat-Christian Conservative coalition authorities of then-Chancellor Werner Faymann in 2014 and continued as health minister when Christian Kern took more than the coalition in 2016.
With a background as a unionist, she was a defender of women’s legal rights and in 2016 assumed the part of minister for gals at a time when she previously knew of her health issues, which she spoke about overtly when she continued ministerial obligations.
On Feb. 15, Oberhauser, who was also a experienced paediatrician, mentioned her Social Democrat Occasion colleague Minister of Social Affairs Alois Stoeger would stand in for her when she recovered from peritonitis.
“Whoever was fortunate adequate to get to know Sabine Oberhauser, knew a girl who stood by her values and convictions,” Kern mentioned in the assertion.
(Reporting by Shadia Nasralla Modifying by Alison Williams)