Dr. Sabrina Flora appointed as Add’l DG of DGHS
Published: 03:40 PM, 13 August 2020 Updated: 10:37 PM, 13 August 2020
Dr. Meerjady Sabrina Flora
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Thursday has appointed Dr. Meerjady Sabrina Flora, director of the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR), as Additional Director General (Add’l DG) (Administration) of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
Dr. Meerjady Sabrina Flora appointed as the director of IEDCR in 2016. After being appointed as the director, she carried out various security measures and research to prevent the outbreak of epidemic viruses and diseases in various important places in Bangladesh.
Under her supervision, security measures were taken at Dhaka’s Shahjalal Airport to prevent the global outbreak of Zika virus, coronavirus related to the respiratory syndrome in the Middle East and coronavirus in 2019-20. Meerjady Sabrina Flora’s team also worked to prevent Chikungunya in Bangladesh in 2017.