KUALA LUMPUR: Former deputy health director-general and Kuala Lumpur Hospital senior consultant physician Datuk Seri Dr Jeyaindran Sinnadurai died this morning.
Health Ministry director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah described Dr Jayaindran as a great friend and mentor.
“On behalf of friends, colleagues and staff from the Health Ministry we are deeply saddened to hear of the sudden unexpected loss of Dr Jeyaindran Sinnadurai early this morning. Our deepest condolences and sympathy to his family and loved ones during this difficult time.
“The late Dr Jeyaindran retired on 31 May 2018 after 38 years of exceptional service in the Ministry of Health, including among others as the Deputy Director-General of Health (Medical) from March 2013 to May 2018 and senior consultant physician in Hospital Kuala Lumpur.
“Our hearts go out to his family and friends in this time of sorrow. He was a great friend and teacher to many and will be sorely missed,” said Dr Noor Hisham in a statement.
As of now, the funeral details of Dr Jayaindran are still unknown.
In 2015, Dr Jeyaindran had led a team of specialists treating Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim who was then serving his prison sentence in Hospital Sungai Buloh.