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Dr SUMEDHA KHANNA

Background

  • KHANNA, Dr SUMEDHA was born on June 30, 1938 in Delhi, India.

  • Education

    • Lady Harding Medical College, India, 1956-1961, Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery. Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists, United Kingdom, 1962-1963, Diploma Obstetrics, 1963-1965, MRCOG. School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, United States of America, 1966-1967, Master of Public Health.

      Spoken languages: English, Hindi, Spanish, French, Bahasa Indonesia.

    Career

    • Representative to Indonesia, World Health Organization since 1989. Director, Health-for-AII Strategy Coordination, World Health Organization, Geneva, 1983-1989. Chief, Division of Comprehensive Health Services, Latin America & Caribbean, Pan-American Health Organization, Washington, District of Columbia, 1980-1983.

      Country Representative, Jamaica & Western Caribbean, Pan-American Health Organization, Jamaica, 1977-1980. Chief, Family Health & Population Dynamics, Latin America & Caribbean, Pan-American Health Organization, Washington, District of Columbia, 1973-1977. Country Representative, Pan-American Health Organization, Guyana, 1970-1973.

      Maternal & Child Health Family Planning Advisor, Caribbean & Venezuela, Pan-American Health Organization, Trinidad & Tobago, 1968-1970. Rch Association, International Institute for the Studies of Human Reproduction, Columbia University, New York, 1967-1968.

    Membership

    Member: American Public Health Association. Society for International Development. Founding Fellow & Vice President, International Medical Science Academy, India.

    Personality

    Interests

    Human development, social equity issues especially those concerning women, health of women, safe motherhood. Academic public health education. Leadership development.

    Creative writing; wildlife. Creating networks among like-minded persons.

    Connections

    • Spouse Steven G Serdahely, National of United States of America.
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