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Saima Wazed designated new WHO Champion for Autism

Saima Wazed

MNA National Desk: Saima Wazed Hossain, a strong advocate for autism, has been designated as the Champion of World Health Organization South-East Asia Region to enhance commitment and generate awareness and action to address the sufferings of children with autism spectrum disorder, as well as their parents and caregivers. As WHO Champion, Saima will be supporting WHO’s advocacy with member countries for the inclusion of ASD in national policies and strategies, promoting WHO’s mental health initiatives and strengthening research and evidence of ASD for more focused interventions. “Ms Hossain’s dedicated and unprecedented efforts have put autism high on the health ...

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