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health consultant

Lakhmir Singh Sodhy, Malaysian health consultant. Recipient Gold medal National Tuberculosis Association, 1963, Ahli Mangku Negara award King of Malaysia, 1964, Kesetria Mangku Negara award King of Malaysia, 1966. Vice president International Planned Parenthood Federation, London, 1963-1969. Member Malaysian Medical Association, Society Occupational Medicine, College General Practitioners. Lodges: Rotary (district governor 1969-1970).

Background

Sodhy, Lakhmir Singh was born on September 30, 1919 in Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Malaysia. Son of Sant Singh and Durga Devi Sodhy.

Education

MBBChir, University Malaya, Singapore, 1952. Diploma in Public Health, University London, 1957. Diploma in Industrial Health, Royal College Physicians and Surgeons, London, 1958.

Career

Medical officer General Hospital, Kuala Lumpur, 1952-1953. Medical and health officer West Coast Penang, 1952-1955. Medical officer of health City of Kuala Lumpur, 1955-1958, director health, 1958-1972.

Secretary general Intergovtl. Committee on Population and Family Planning Southeast Asia, Kuala Lumpur, 1972-1981. Consultant World Bank, Washington, 1972-1973, Evaluation of Health and Population, Kuala Lumpur, since 1981.

Membership

Vice president International Planned Parenthood Federation, London, 1963-1969. Member Malaysian Medical Association, Society Occupational Medicine, College General Practitioners. Lodges: Rotary (district governor 1969-1970).

Connections

Married Padma Watti, April 18, 1942. Children: Renuka, Himansu, Devika, Anil, Bina.

father:
Sant Singh

mother:
Durga Devi Sodhy

spouse:
Padma Watti

child:
Renuka Sodhy

child:
Himansu Sodhy

child:
Devika Sodhy

child:
Anil Sodhy

child:
Bina Sodhy