The Lancet Reflects On USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah’s 5-Year Legacy
The Lancet: USAID: Rajiv Shah’s legacy
“Rajiv Shah, head of USAID, is stepping down after five years at the embattled agency. His achievements might be more political than substantive. … After five years, he is widely credited with having improved the beleaguered agency’s credibility with Congress, expanding and energizing its staff, and introducing a range of innovations intended to expand the agency’s footprint…” (Loewenberg, 2/21).