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New York (PTI) :
Indian-origin global health expert Anil Soni has been appointed as the first Chief Executive Officer of the newly launched WHO Foundation to address the most pressing health challenges across the world.
Soni will assume his role as The WHO Foundation's inaugural Chief Executive Officer on January 1, 2020.
In his new role, he will accelerate the Foundation's "work to invest in innovative, evidence-based initiatives that support WHO in delivering on its mission to ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all," the Foundation said in a press statement on Monday.
Founder and Chairman of the Board of the WHO Foundation, Professor Thomas Zeltner said Soni is a dynamic leader with deep experience across all aspects of global public health. (PTI)