Lembit Rägo,

Outstanding Contribution to Health Award

Dr. Lembit Rägo was a Professor of Clinical Pharmacology and Director General of the Estonian State Agency of Medicines until joining WHO Geneva in 1999. Dr Rägo is serving as the Head of WHO’s newly formed unit, Regulation of Medicines and Other Health Technologies (RHT), which covers norms and standards, safety, prequalification and regulatory strengthening for medicines, vaccines and diagnostics. He is WHO observer to the ICH Steering Committee, ICH GCG and MedDRA MB, IPRF, ICMRA and IGDRP.