Indian Paediatrician Dr Soumya Swaminathan Appointed Deputy Director General At WHO | Read

PUBLISHED ON: October 4, 2017 | Duration: 6 min, 00 sec

  
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The head of Indian Council of Medical Research, Dr Soumya Swaminathan, has been appointed as the new Deputy Director General at the World Health Organisation in Geneva. Trained as a paediatrician, Dr Soumya is a specialist on tuberculosis and she is now the number two in the global hierarchy of the WHO, which comes as a big leg up for India in the global health circuit.
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