Dr. Vinod Paul became first Indian to be awarded prestigious IhsanDogramaci Family Health Foundation Prize by World Health Organisation (WHO). It will be formally introduced at World Health Assembly to be held in Geneva, Switzerland in May 2018.
NITI Aayog member Dr. Paul is an internationally renowned researcher, clinician, educator and public health advocate in the area of family health, with a special focus on newborn health.
Latest current affairs February 2018 Exams:
- WHO stands for World Health Organisation.
- It was established on 7 April 1948 headquartered in Geneva Switzerland.
- The current Director-General is Tedros Adhanom, who was appointed on 1 July 2017.