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WASHINGTON, D.C. - On Wednesday, November 12, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Rajiv Shah will participate in a discussion on the U.S. response to the Ebola crisis in West Africa at an event hosted by the Brookings Institution. Brookings President Strobe Talbott and Administrator Shah will discuss Shah’s assessment of the U.S. response after a recent trip to West Africa, as well as “ Fighting Ebola: A Grand Challenge for Development,” USAID’s effort to generate new ideas to fight Ebola.
The discussion with Shah will be followed by a panel discussion with Brookings Senior Fellows Elizabeth Ferris, Amadou Sy, and Michael O’Hanlon, who will outline the humanitarian, economic, political and security dimensions of the crisis.
|WHAT:||The Ebola Crisis: U.S. Leadership and International Response|
|WHO:||USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah|
|WHEN:||Wednesday, November 12, 2012, 3:30 EST|
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