Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) gets new Director General (DG)
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Appointments committee of Cabinet (ACC) has approved the appointment of Dr Rajeev Bahl as Director General, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)-cum-Secretary, department of health research.
Dr. Rajiv Bahl joined WHO in 2003 and currently coordinates research and guidelines development in the areas of maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health. Dr. Bahl trained as a paediatrician in Delhi, India, obtained his PhD in public health and prior to joining WHO, he was a Senior Scientist at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences for 10 years.