Dr Sheikh Mohammad Hasan Imam has been appointed as the new director (administration) of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
Dr Hasan served as the director of the Dhaka Divisional Health Office.
He will replace Dr Belal Hossain who has now been transferred to the Dhaka Divisional Health Office.
An order signed by Sharmin Akhter Jahan, deputy secretary of the health ministry, confirmed the changes on Sunday.
Also, the order asked the transferred or posted officers to join within three working days.
After the Covid-19 outbreak in the country, several posts were reshuffled in the health ministry and the DGHS including the ones of health secretary, director of the Central Medical Store Depot, director general of the DGHS, director (hospital) of the DGHS and director (administration) of the DGHS.