Professor Meerjady Sabrina Flora has been appointed as the additional director general (planning and development) of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
The health service division on Thursday issued a gazette notification in this regard.
Meerjady Flora was appointed as director of the Institute of Epidemiology Disease Control And Research (IEDCR) in 2016. After being appointed as the director, she researched on various security measures to prevent the spread of various viruses and diseases in different important places of Bangladesh.
She is a Bangladeshi epidemiologist and public health specialist and a fellow of the Foundation for the Advancement of International Medical Education and Research.
Sabrina Flora got admitted to Dhaka Medical College (DMC) in 1983. After obtaining an MBBS degree from DMC, she worked in several institutions.
She later obtained her master's degree in epidemiology from the National Institute of Preventive and Social Medicine (NIPSOM).