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Biography

David Nabarro is the United Nations System Senior Coordinator for Avian and Human Influenza in the UN Development Group. Dr. Nabarro was appointed to his current post by Kofi Annan, UN Secretary General, in September 2005, and shortly thereafter was seconded to the position by the World Health Organization (WHO). Prior to joining the UN, Dr. Nabarro had served for six years at the WHO headquarters in Geneva. He started in 1999 as head of the Roll Back Malaria Program, then was promoted, in 2000, to be Executive Director in the Office of the then Director-General. In 2002 he led the WHO cluster on Sustainable Development and Healthy Environments. In 2003 he was made head of the newly-created Health Action in Crisis group, and special representative of Director General Dr. Lee Jong-Wook. Dr. Nabarro previously held leadership positions in the UK Department for International Development as well as the British Government's Overseas Development Administration.

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Pandemic Influenza

10.03.07 | 01:18:51 min | 0 comments