Najibullah Habib
Health Specialist, East Asia Department, Asian Development Bank

Najibullah Habib is a health specialist working in ADB’s East Asia Urban and Social Sectors Division. He has more than 20 years of international experience in international public health and development with global institutions. He is a physician with a doctorate degree in Public Health.


Human, animal, plant, and ecological health challenges are all interconnected; solutions should be too.


A two-stage holistic and evidence-based framework provides urban planners a structured and practical guide for making cities healthy and age-inclusive.


A program that subsidized medical expenses during a financial crisis provided the opportunity to help build a resilient health system in Mongolia.

Case Study

A structured development approach is helping create a sustainable pool of highly qualified eldercare professionals in the People’s Republic of China.