The UN's role in Haiti's cholera outbreak and Michael Bloomberg's new gig: This week in development

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has a new job fighting non-communicable diseases, Malaysia’s 1MDB money laundering scandal prompts questions about Leonardo DiCaprio’s charity, and a massive vaccination campaign ramps up to combat yellow fever. This week in development news.

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  • Michael Igoe

    Michael Igoe is a Senior Reporter with Devex, based in Washington, D.C. He covers U.S. foreign aid, global health, climate change, and development finance. Prior to joining Devex, Michael researched water management and climate change adaptation in post-Soviet Central Asia, where he also wrote for EurasiaNet. Michael earned his bachelor's degree from Bowdoin College, where he majored in Russian, and his master’s degree from the University of Montana, where he studied international conservation and development.

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