Dr  Anshu Banerjee is currently the Director for the Department of Maternal, New born, Child and Adolescent Health and Ageing in the World Health Organization (WHO). He was earlier the Director (Global Coordination) in the Office of the Assistant Director-General in Family, Women’s and Children’s Health, WHO. He was formerly the WHO Country Representative in Albania and Sudan. 

Dr Banerjee holds a PhD in tuberculosis control from the University of Amsterdam, Netherlands, a Master’s in Public Health for Developing Countries from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom, and a medical degree from the University of Antwerp, Belgium.

Dr Banerjee has 30+ years in public health and has worked in a variety of capacities with civil society, bilateral agencies, and funding agencies.