Dr. S.S.Lal, a world renowned Health Expert, Columnist and Guest Speaker on various Visual Media, has been selected to be the President of the National Executive Committee of Indo-American Press Club (IAPC), the largest ethnic Indian American media forum, formed to provide a common platform and to be the voice for media personnel of Indian origin, and to help shape the world that is fair, just and equitable for the all today and future generations.
Dr.Lal was a member of the Board of the Directors of IAPC during 2014- 2016. He is now the Director at the World Health Organization (WHO), in charge of the Department of Controlling contagious diseases (TB), with headquarters in Washington DC. Dr. Lal has been working for WHO in various countries,and has been instrumental in the setting up and management of its Global Fund at Geneva. He is a key member in various Advisory Councils of the WHO and often appears on TV sharing valuable thoughts on public health. Many of his scientific articles and findings have been published in various international journals. He is also a frequent columnist in various accredited Online and Print media.
In 1993, for the first time in India Dr.Lal initiated the broadcasting of Health Shows (Pulse, Asianet) and he was the Anchor for more than 500 biweekly episodes, until the end of 2003. He has published so many Short Stories and Novels, and “Tittoni” a collection of his short stories was published by D.C.Books.
With his passion, dedication and academic achievements such as MBBS, MPH, MBA and Ph D, Dr. Lal makes his commitment towards betterment of health conditions all over the world with his responsible assignments at the World Health Organization. Dr. Lal originally hails from Trivandrum, Kerala, and is an extensive traveler all over the world now lives at Vienna, Virginia along with his wife Dr. Sandhya and two sons.
Dr. Lal will serve as the President of IPAC leading the organization to newer heights.