Dr Soumya Swaminathan

  • Event Start: 13th May 2020, 5:00pm
  • Event Type:

Chief Scientist at the WHO


Swaminathan is a renowned Indian clinical scientist and paediatrician, currently serving as Chief Scientist at the World Health Organisation, having previously served as Deputy Director-General of Programmes.  She was previously the Director-General of the Indian Council of Medical Research.  In her role at WHO, she has been at the forefront of the organisation’s response to the COVID-19 crisis

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