Dr. Farzana Khatoon, who had served in the Maldives health sector for more than 30 years, has passed away.
Dr. Farzana passed away while being treated at a hospital in the United Kingdom (UK) on Saturday night.
Dr. Farzana (69) is the spouse of famed local ENT doctor Dr. Mohamed Waheed.
Dr. Mohamed Waheed had also passed away some 15 years ago.
Dr. Farzana is a Pakistani national who had worked in the Maldivian Thalassemia Society (MTS).
The latest post she served at MTS is as the Senior Registrar in Medicine. After retirement she had been living in the UK.
Upon completing 20 years of service in the Maldivian government, Dr. Farzana received her pension on October 31, 2002.