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Nils Daulaire
Dr. Nils Daulaire is the Assistant Secretary for Global Affairs at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. He was nominated by President Barack Obama and was unanimously confirmed by the United States Senate to serve as U.S. Representative on the World Health Organization’s Executive Board. Prior to his appointment at HHS in 2010, Dr. Daulaire served for more than a decade as President and CEO of the Global Health Council. During the Clinton administration, he served as Deputy Assistant Administrator for Policy and Senior International Health Advisor at USAID.

Previously, Dr. Daulaire devoted nearly two decades to health services, public health, and field research in low-income countries. Having worked in more than four dozen countries, he spent extended periods living and working in Nepal, Mali, Bangladesh, and Haiti.

Dr. Daulaire has degrees from Harvard College, Harvard Medical School, and the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health.

Entries by Nils Daulaire

A Victory for LGBT Health in the Americas

(1) Comments | Posted November 12, 2013 | 3:38 PM

Early in October, global health leaders in the Americas Region made a major step forward to improve access to and quality of health care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons.

At the annual meeting of the Pan American Health Organization, delegates from governments throughout the region unanimously passed...

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Bringing LGBT Health Care to the World Health Organization

(2) Comments | Posted June 13, 2013 | 3:48 PM

Around the world lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals face worse health outcomes than the general population. We know the problem is in part due to the barriers they face to accessing health care. But because there is relatively little health research on this population globally, the true scope...

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In First Year, Global Fight Against NCDs Gathers Momentum

(0) Comments | Posted September 12, 2012 | 6:14 PM

Cancers, cardiovascular diseases, chronic lung diseases and diabetes -- four of the biggest killers among the group together known as non-communicable diseases (NCDs) -- have emerged as one of the greatest social and economic development challenges of this century. From a global health perspective, NCDs now account for more deaths...

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