Minister of Health, Dr. Leslie Ramsammy, is currently in New York undergoing a general check up by his doctor, after he complained of feeling unwell.His condition developed in Guyana.
Kaieteur News understands that Minister Ramsammy left the country on Monday and has been receiving medical attention for his heart condition ever since.
Approximately four years ago Dr. Ramsammy under went a triple heart-bypass surgery. Since then, he has been taking regular medical check ups.
Officials in the government said that Minister Ramsammy is recovering, as he is expected back in the country today.
Dr. Ramsammy became a Health Minister in 2001. He has a Ph.D in Biochemistry, St. John’s University, N.Y, a M.Sc., Biology, St. John’s University, N.Y and a B.Sc., Microbiology, Pace University, N.Y.
Minister Ramsammy has been a Post Doctoral Fellow (Neurochemistry) at the New York Institute of Developmental Disabilities and is a Senior Fellow, WINDRIF, St. Georges School of Medicine.
He has more than 70 scientific publications and is the author of ‘HIV/AIDS – A Public Health Challenge’.
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