US-led Global Health Security agenda takes off

The U.S. government is launching on Thursday a new scheme to address the threat of emerging global pandemics. What’s different in this approach and how will it affect current and future international development programs? We asked a senior official from the Centers for Disease Control.

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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.