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Former Czech health minister Fiser dies at 67

Former Czech health minister Fiser dies at 67

Former Czech Health Minister Bohumil Fiser, a specialist in heart and cardiovascular diseases, has died. He was 67 years old.
Tereza Fojtova, spokeswoman for the Masaryk University in Brno, says Fiser died Monday in his Brno home. The cause of the death was not given.
Fiser, a member of the left-wing Social Democrats, served as a respected health minister in the government of Prime Minister Milos Zeman from 2000 to 2002. Afterward, Fiser became a member of the executive board of the World Health Organization for three years.
Born Oct. 22, 1943 in Brno, Fiser focused on medical research and became professor at the university's Faculty of Medicine where he headed the Institute of Physiology.
He is survived by his wife and a daughter.


Updated : 2021-05-10 07:59 GMT+08:00