President saddened at death of Dr Max Hanoman; says he served with distinction


President David Granger Thursday said he was saddened to learn of the death of veteran medical doctor and friend Dr. Carl Alton Hanoman.

Dr. Hanoman died on Wednesday while undergoing treatment at a city hospital.

“Undoubtedly, Dr. Hanoman would have served his profession and fellow Guyanese with distinction.

“It is for this reason that he was conferred with the Cacique Crown of Honour in 2016 for his long, dedicated and outstanding work in the medical field,” the President’s office stated.

It noted that Dr Hanoman served in the National Assembly as a Member of Parliament, on the Guyana Medical Association and at the University of Guyana as the Director of the School of Medicine and also played an integral role in its accreditation.

He also sat on the Advisory Council on the Prerogative of Mercy and was the Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC).

“President Granger expresses heartfelt sympathy to his wife Leontine, his children Carlin, Harry, Hans, and Carl ‘Max’ Hanoman Junior, other relatives and friends.”

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