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Live Online Discussion: Ebola Response Efforts - What Is the Government's Role?

Sep 24, 2015 12:00PM to 01:00PM

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Doug Mercado, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
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Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton-Fung Global Forum

Doug Mercado, an alumnus of Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and an officer with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), will participate in a live Twitter chat Thursday, Sept. 24, noon EDT, to answer questions about his work in leading USAID's Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) for the Ebola crisis in West Africa.
 
Mercado is a panelist at the upcoming Princeton-Fung Global Forum "Modern Plagues: Lessons Learned from the Ebola Crisis" to be held Nov. 2-3 in Dublin, Ireland. In addition to his role with DART, Mercado serves as the humanitarian affairs adviser at the United States Mission to the United Nations.
 
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