Quazi Monirul Islam

Quazi Monirul Islam is the Director of the WHO Department of Making Pregnancy Safer. A public health specialist, Dr. Islam worked in a rural health complex in Bangladesh before going to Botswana in 1981, where he served as a Senior District Medical Officer. He worked in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Netherlands, advising on bilateral and multilateral contributions to health and population-related programmes and projects, and joined WHO in 1992.