Dr Meerjady Sabrina Flora has been made additional director general (planning and development) of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
She will replace Prof Saniya Tahmina, who goes into retirement.
The Health Service Division of the health ministry issued a gazette in this regard yesterday. The notificationwill be applicable from August 20.
Dr Meerjady is currently the director of Institute of Epidemiology Disease Control and Research. She was appointed as the IEDCR director in 2016.