Henk Bekedam

India's generics project can bring down medicine costs globally: WHO India head

The 59-year old global health leader -- who previously served in a similar capacity in Egypt -- said that there were several "pre-qualified" generic medicine companies in India producing quality medicines.

May 24, 2017, 12:42 PM IST

World Health Organisation calls for national framework to address health issues in India

As the Centre and states are at varying levels of development, there is a need to be cognisant of this reality.

Feb 19, 2017, 11:03 AM IST

India should double coverage of HBV vaccine at birth: WHO

WHO representative to India, Henk Bekedam, described "the administration of Hepatitis B dose within 24 hours of birth as a key challenge."

Jul 29, 2016, 11:27 AM IST

Henk Bekedam appointed new WHO representative to India

 Senior public health specialist Henk Bekedam has taken charge as the World Health Organisation representative to India, an official statement said on Wednesday.

Dec 02, 2015, 17:48 PM IST