Health sector in mourning after sudden death of great innovator

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Health sector in mourning after sudden death of great innovator

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Pharmacy Today

MCC Chair
Stewart Jessamine died suddenly last night
The health sector has been stunned and saddened by the sudden death of Stewart Jessamine, a much-loved and respected former Ministry of Health officia

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I also dealt with Stewart many times when I needed some common sense at the Ministry, and as part of the Medicines Classification Committee. He was a gentleman indeed. 

 

I had correspondence with Stewart at a time when the MOH's recommendations concerning the third generation pill appeared knee jerk and certainly contrary to the strong advice of the international visiting contraception guru John Guillebaud. In the medical & media furnace at the time Stewart kept a calm and rational head and was proved to be 100% correct in his judgment. He will be missed.