WHO: Dr Soumya Swaminathan appointed as Deputy Director-General for Programmes (DDP)

Director general of Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) Soumya Swaminathan is a well-known personality in the medical arena. The 58-year-old is a paediatrician and a clinical scientist. She is known for her research on tuberculosis

WHO: Dr Soumya Swaminathan appointed as Deputy Director-General for Programmes (DDP)Dr Soumya Swaminathan has been appointed Deputy Director-General for Programmes (DDP) of World Health Organization (WHO). A pediatrician from the Republic of India and a globally recognised researcher on tuberculosis and HIV, she has 30 years of experience in clinical care and research. She has worked throughout her career to translate research into impactful programmes. […]

‘ICMR will look into matters such as uterine transplant proactively’

Director general of Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) Soumya Swaminathan said Indian Council of Medical Research wants to work with states to develop standard guidelines for non-communicable diseases

‘ICMR will look into matters such as uterine transplant proactively’Soumya Swaminathan, director general of Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said the body will be proactive in taking a stand on matters like uterus transplant. In an interaction with My Medical Mantra, she shared that the new central ethics committee under ICMR is working out the advisory role the body can play in cases […]