Irena Belohorská

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Irena Belohorská (born 13 March 1948 in Piešťany) is a Slovak politician and Member of the European Parliament with the Ludova strana - Hnutie za demokraticke Slovensko from 2004 to 2009.

She sits on its Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety, and is a substitute for the Committee on Foreign Affairs and a member of the Delegation for relations with the countries of Central America.



  • 1973-1976: Doctor's assistant
  • 1977-1983: National Oncological Institute
  • 1983-1986: Expert doctor, Tunis
  • 1986-2002: Head doctor of the Preventive Centre at the National Oncological Institute
  • 1992-1993: Head of a faculty hospital
  • 1993: Head of the Office of the Ministry of Defence
  • 1993: State Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • 1993-1994: Minister of Health
  • 1993: Member of HZDS (Movement for a Democratic Slovakia)
  • 1996: Chairwoman of a town organisation of HZDS
  • 1999: Member of the European Democrat Group at the Council of Europe
  • 1992: Member of the Federal Assembly of the Czechoslovak Federative Republic
  • 1994-2004: Member of the National Council of the Slovak Republic
  • 1994-1998: Vice-Chairwoman of the Foreign Affairs Committee
  • 1994-1998: Vice-Chairwoman of the Committee for European Integration
  • 2002-2004: Vice-Chairwoman of the Human Rights Committee
  • 1994-2004: Member of the Permanent Delegation of the National Council of the Slovak Republic to the Council of Europe
  • 1994-2002: Member of the Delegation to the Western European Union
  • 1994-2002: Member of the Delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly
  • 1997-1999: Chairwoman of the Subcommittee on Health of the Council of Europe
  • 2003: Chairwoman of the Social, Health and Family Affairs Committee of the Council of Europe


  • 1994: Awarded the decoration 'Rad A Hlinku I stupňa' (Order of Andrej Hlinka, First Class) in

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