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Bangladeshi female doctor made WHO rep to Maldives

May 05, 2021 00:00:00

In a rare move, a Bangladeshi health professional has been appointed as the representative of the World Health Organization (WHO) to the Maldives, reports UNB.

Dr. Nazneen Anwar, a public health expert with more than 35 years of professional experience in the field of public health under her belt, was nominated as the WHO Representative to the Maldives on April 8, 2021.

She is the first Bangladeshi woman to be awarded this post by the World Health Organization, said a media release on Tuesday.

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