Joshua Tabah

Director General, Global Health and Nutrition, Global Affairs Canada

Joshua Tabah is responsible for leading Canada’s support to global health platforms and coordinating policy and operations on global health, nutrition, and sexual and reproductive health and rights at Global Affairs Canada, including international assistance in response to COVID-19.

Mr Tabah serves as Canada’s Board member for the Global Fund, a member of FP2020’s Reference Group, and sits on the SheDecides Guiding Group.

Mr Tabah joined the Government of Canada via the Canadian International Development Agency in 2003 and worked in various roles in multilateral affairs and international assistance, including as Head of Aid for Colombia in Bogotá (2008-2012) and Humanitarian Counsellor at Canada’s Permanent Mission in Geneva (2012-2016).

Prior to assuming his current functions in 2019, Mr Tabah was Director General of Inclusive Growth, Governance and Innovation at Global Affairs Canada.

Last updated: 7 Sep 2022

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