David Nabarro’s global health roots run deep—“40 years, across 50 countries,” as he puts it. He began his career in the in the mid-1970s, he worked as a medical officer for Save the Children in North Iraq. One of 3 candidates to be WHO’s Director-General, Nabarro held key…

To deliver on its mandate of ensuring that people around the world have the highest possible standard of health, the WHO must “constantly transform” itself, says WHO DG candidate David Nabarro. Leading that kind of change will be a challenge for anyone taking the reins of…

From his time as medical officer for Save the Children in North Iraq in the mid-1970s to his most recent position as special adviser to the UN Secretary-General on sustainable development and climate change, David Nabarro has lived global health. He’s held key UN and WHO…