Dr Noor Hisham's successor as health DG remains a mystery
17 Apr 2023 06:19pm
Dr Noor Hisham retires on April 21 after being in health service for 35 years
Currently, there are three Health Deputy Director Generals -
Datuk Dr Asmayani Khalib, Datuk Dr Norhayati Rusli, and Datuk Dr Muhammad Radzi Abu Hassan.
Dr Norhayati is the only senior officer who was with Dr Noor Hisham when the country was hit by Covid-19 in early 2020.
Dr Norhayati was the Disease Control Division director before being appointed to the current position on July 15, 2022.
Dr Radzi was also appointed on the same date.
Meanwhile, Dr Asmayani, who previously served as Penang Health Department in Penang was appointed as deputy DG on August 17, 2021.
It is understood that the Chief Secretary to the Government Tan Sri Mohd Zuki Ali, has not signed the appointment letter yet.
Dr Noor Hisham will end his 35 years of service in the country's health sector on April 21.
Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah presenting the Maulidur Rasul Award to the Islamic Visually Impaired Association of Malaysia head of operation Zamzuri Ghani at the national-level Maulidur Rasul Celebration in the year 1445H at the Putrajaya International Convention Center (PICC) on Thursday - Photo by Bernama