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This Week at USAID – September 12, 2011

Administrator Raj Shah participates in a panel discussion about “Leveraging Malaria Platforms to Improve Family Health” during the The Summit to Save Lives, which is presented by the George W. Bush Institute. Later in the week, Administrator Shah heads to Haiti to meet with USAID Mission staff and to visit an agricultural training center. The […]

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This Week at USAID – September 6, 2011

After a hiatus, we will be continuing the “This Week at USAID” series on the first day of the work week. Thursday, September 8th is International Literacy Day. The Center for Universal Education at Brookings, the Education for All-Fast Track Initiative, and USAID will mark the day by hosting a series of panel discussions on […]

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USAID Official Featured as Voice of America’s “American Profile of the Week”

Ellyn Ogden, USAID's worldwide polio eradication coordinator, immunizes a child during a festive kick-off event for a polio vaccination campaign in Kabul, Afghanistan.

USAID’s Worldwide Polio Eradication Coordinator, Ellyn Ogden, has devoted her career to eradicating polio and advocating for children’s health. Read more about her life and work in this week’s VOA profile.

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USAID’s Battleground: Expanding Access and Strengthening Health Systems

Administrator Shah: “Our experience with GHI has made it clear: our largest opportunities to improve human health do not lie in optimizing services to the 20% of people in the developing world currently reached by health systems; they lie in extending our reach to the 80% who lack access to health facilities. That is where the […]

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This Week at USAID – October 11, 2010

Update of USAID news and events during week of October 11, 2010. Read more >>

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This Week at USAID – October 4, 2010

Update of USAID events for week of October 10, 2010. Read more >>

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This Week at USAID – September 27, 2010

Administrator Shah will host a development forum with USAID staff at the Ronald Reagan Building. At the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition’s Annual Conference, Dr Shah will join a roundtable discussion with senior Administration officials on the new global development policy. Later in the week, Administrator Shah will speak at the annual conference of the Aspen Network of Development […]

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This Week at USAID – September 13, 2010

Administrator Shah will participate in the State Department’s Conversations with America webcast series.  Dr. Shah and the president and CEO of the advocacy group ONE, David Lane, will talk about  global development opportunities and challenges on the eve of the Millennium Development Goals summit. Agency officials will take part in the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Foundation Annual […]

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This Week at USAID – September 7, 2010

It is education week at USAID!  We will be highlighting the Agency’s ongoing education efforts throughout the week.  Stay tuned for a joint video message from USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan; a blog post on education from Congresswoman Nita Lowey; guest bloggers from BBC World Service Trust, Carnegie Mellon and Brookings; and stories, video and […]

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This Week at USAID – August 30, 2010

Wayne Nilsestuen will be officially sworn-in as Mission Director-Designate to Bolivia, and Jim Barnhart will be officially sworn-in as Mission Director-Designate to Lebanon. USAID’s Mark Ward, Acting Director of the U.S. Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance, will speak at Brookings as part of a panel discussion on challenges the Pakistani government and the international community face in the flood response. […]

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