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Malaysian government official

Manikavasagam Jegathesan, Malaysian government official. Fellow College American Pathologists, Royal College Pathologists (United Kingdom), Royal College Pathologists Australia; member Malaysia Amateur Athletic Union (deputy president since 1989), International Amateur Athletic Federation (medical committee since 1985, Veterans award 1993), Asian Amateur Athletic Association (council since 1986, award for of all-time 6 top Asian athletes 1973).

Background

Jegathesan, Manikavasagam was born on November 2, 1943 in Kuala Kangsar, Perak, Malaysia.

Education

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, University Singapore, Singapore, 1967. Diploma in Tropical Medicine&H, Mahidol University, Bangkok, 1969. Defined contribution plan, D Pathological, Hammersmith Hospital, London, 1971.

Medical Research Council Pathological, Hammersmith Hospital, London. FRC Pathological, Hammersmith Hospital, London. FCAP, United States; FRCPA, Australia.

Career

Head division serology Institute for Medical Research, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 1971-1974, head division bacteriology Malaysia, 1971-1985, dean diploma in medical microbiology course Malaysia, 1978-1985, director institute Malaysia, 1988-1993. Head, consultant bacteriologist department laboratory services General Hospital, 1985-1987. Deputy director general health Ministry Health Malaysia, since 1993.

Achievements

  • Avocation: golf. Holds national 100, 200, and 400 meter records.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor over 100 articles to Malaysian and international science journals.

Membership

Fellow College American Pathologists, Royal College Pathologists (United Kingdom), Royal College Pathologists Australia. Member Malaysia Amateur Athletic Union (deputy president since 1989), International Amateur Athletic Federation (medical committee since 1985, Veterans award 1993), Asian Amateur Athletic Association (council since 1986, award for of all-time 6 top Asian athletes 1973).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: golf. Holds national 100, 200, and 400 meter records.

Connections

Married Tan Lee Hong.

spouse:
Tan Lee Hong.