International Institute for Global Health (UNU-IIGH)

Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia

Board members
  • The UNU International Institute for Global Health (UNU-IIGH) seeks to contribute to the development and strengthening of health services policy frameworks and management actions, particularly for people in developing countries and to support implementation of promotive and preventive approach to human health.

    The objectives of UNU-IIGH are to:

    • enhance the efficiency, quality, access and equity in the delivery of healthcare services;
    • undertake and strengthen research in global health towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs);
    • facilitate dissemination of information and innovation on global health to developing countries;
    • build and enhance capacities crucial in addressing global health issues, especially in developing countries; and
    • promote networking among research institutions in developed and developing countries.

    UNU-IIGH website


  • Dr. Babatunde A. O. Ahonsi (Nigeria)
    Social Scientist/Development Practitioner, The Ford Foundation, Office of West Africa

    Professor Dr. Indira Chakravarty (India)
    Director and Dean of All India Institute of Hygiene and Public Health

    Professor Dr. Abdallah Salim Daar (Canada)
    Professor of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto

    Professor Dr. Walter Kadramer Patrick (USA)
    Secretary General, Asia Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health

    Professor Ir Dr. Radin Umar Radin Sohadi (Malaysia)
    Director General, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Higher Education

    Professor Dr. Ricardo Uauy (Chile)
    Professor, Public Health Nutrition, Institute of Nutrition (INTA), University of Chile,
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

    Ex Officio Members

    Dr. David M. Malone (Canada)
    Rector, UNU

    Prof. Anthony G. Capon  (Australia/New Zealand)
    Director, UNU-IIGH


    Prof. Anthony G. Capon, Director
    United Nations University
    International Institute for Global Health
    HUKM Complex
    Faculty of Medicine
    Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
    Jalan Yaacob Latiff
    56000 Cheras
    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    T: +60 3 9171-5394
    F: +60 3 9171-5402