Chair of the Board of the Sir Lester Bird Medical Center Lisa John-Weste says the late Dr. Austin Josiah brought a wealth of experience, wisdom and sound judgment to the Hospital
Dr Josiah who served as Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors died after a prolonged illness at the SLBMC
“It is with great sadness that we announce today the passing of Dr. Josiah. Dr. Josiah brought a wealth of experience, wisdom, and sound judgment to his role as Deputy Chairman of our Board. He was also a wonderful supporter of the management team and a great friend to many of his board colleagues. He will be greatly missed by all of us at SLBMC and by all who knew him. On behalf of our Board of Directors, management team and employees, we extend our deepest sympathies to Dr. Josiah’s family”, John Weste said
Dr. Josiah was 71 years old and was made Deputy Chair in 2023
John Weste said throughout his life, had made significant contributions in the areas of labor relations and human resource development in Antigua.
In 2022, he was awarded “Commander of The Most Distinguished Order of the Nation (CN)—An award given to citizens of Antigua & Barbuda for distinguished or meritorious service.
The board of Directors, management, and staff of Sir Lester Bird Medical Centre extend sincere and deepest condolences to the immediate and extended family of Dr. Josiah and by extension the people of Antigua & Barbuda.