The Guardian Profiles David Nabarro, U.K.’s WHO Director General Candidate
The Guardian: The Briton vying to become the world’s most powerful doctor
“He was the U.N. troubleshooter tasked with galvanizing the world’s response to the Ebola epidemic and led the fight against cholera in Haiti, just as he did earlier against global pandemic flu. So on paper, David Nabarro may seem the ideal candidate to become the world’s most powerful doctor. In practice, the Briton faces a stiff contest, with five other candidates also vying to take over from Margaret Chan in May 2017 as head of the World Health Organization, the troubled U.N. body much criticized for its slow response to the 2014 Ebola outbreak…” (Boseley, 1/12).