Dr Harsh Vardhan takes charge as WHO Executive Board chairman

In the Midst of the Coronavirus Crisis, Dr Harsh Vardhan takes over as chairman of the WHO Executive Board at its 147th session. Vardhan would succeed Dr Hiroki Nakatani of Japan, currently the Chairman of the 34-member WHO Executive Board.

We wish him great success and hope he provides leadership to the entire world in the sphere of public health, engaging with partners for joint actions, shaping the research agenda and stimulating the dissemination of valuable knowledge. 

World Health Organisation

The WHO, a specialised agency of the United Nations responsible for international public health, is currently at the forefront of global efforts towards containing the novel coronavirus pandemic. 

Vardhan would succeed Dr Hiroki Nakatani of Japan, currently the Chairman of the 34-member WHO Executive Board.

News & picture Credit: Indian Express and  WHO

 

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