Weekly Briefing (6/6/2011–6/10/2011)
June 14 Numerous media outlets covered the GAVI summit that was held in London. The coverage concentrated on the fact that the international vaccine organization exceeded its fundraising goal. The Kaiser Daily Global Health Policy Report and The UK’s Daily Mail highlighted USAID and included quotes from USAID Administrator Dr. Rajiv Shah.
June 15 The UK’s Guardian published an interview with USAID Administrator Dr. Rajiv Shah. The story covered a variety of topics including the importance of U.S. foreign assistance and Feed the Future. It also highlighted USAID’s work in Afghanistan and the need for U.S. to change the way we do business.