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Cholera Vaccine Stockpile Usage Successfully Prevents Outbreaks

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “Impatient Optimists”: In South Sudan, Vaccine Stockpiles Save Lives Helen Matzger, senior program officer on the Vaccine Delivery Team at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, writes about the successful use of the cholera vaccine stockpile, “managed by World Health Organization, International Federation of the…

WFP Begins Aid Delivery In Flood-Hit Malawi

U.N. News Centre: As Malawi reels from devastating floods, U.N. food agency delivers vital supplies “The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has announced the delivery of a first round of emergency supplies to more than 288,000 people in flood-affected Malawi, providing much needed relief amid continuing rains…” (2/23).

CDC, Partners Working With Haiti To Make Progress In Various Areas of Public Health

Huffington Post: What’s Working: Public Health Progress Since the Haiti 2010 Earthquake Tom Frieden, CDC director “…Addressing the public health needs of Haiti and helping them recover has been a daunting task, but it’s one that CDC, along with the government of Haiti and other partners, has taken seriously. And…

NPR Reviews Rajiv Shah’s Tenure As USAID Administrator

NPR: From Haiti’s Earthquake To Ebola, He Had Five Busy Years At USAID “…[A]sk [Rajiv] Shah to name the most important thing he achieved as head of USAID, and he points to the strong bipartisan support that he gained for American aid. ‘And because of that bipartisan support,’ he says,…

Devex Examines Rajiv Shah’s Tenure As USAID Administrator

Devex: 5 parting thoughts from Rajiv Shah “Outgoing U.S. Agency for International Development Administrator Rajiv Shah delivered what were billed as his last public remarks Thursday, a ‘farewell conversation’ with leaders from around Washington’s development community. In an exclusive Devex feature, Shah’s peers, critics, and partners weighed in on what…

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