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Hasina’s daughter takes charge as WHO regional head

Hasina’s daughter takes charge as WHO regional head

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Tribune News Service

New Delhi , February 1

Saima Wazed, the daughter of Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina, on Thursday assumed charge as Regional Director for the World Health Organization South-East Asia Region. Wazed is the first from Bangladesh and the second woman to hold this office.

She was nominated by members of the WHO South-East Asia at the Regional Committee session on November 1 in New Delhi and appointed by the WHO Executive Board on January 23 in Geneva.

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