Public Health Forum: USAID and Global Health: Past and Future
- 1:00 pm on Wednesday, October 8, 2014
- 2:00 pm on Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Robert Clay is the incoming Vice President for Health and Nutrition at Save the Children. Beginning November 1, he will lead a dynamic team of 111 staff and oversees an annual budget of $380 million. Save the Children is a leading non-governmental organization (NGO) that currently serves over 143 million children in the US and works in 120 countries. Clay was formally USAID’s Deputy Assistant Administrator for Global Health where he oversaw the four central technical offices: HIV/AIDS; Population and Reproductive Health; Health, Infectious Disease and Nutrition; and Health Systems. He was honored with the Agency’s Distinguished Career Service Award in 2013. Mr. Clay previously served as Director of the Office of HIV/AIDS at USAID/Washington where he was responsible for leading the Agency’s programs under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). In 2014, he received the Lifetime Achievement Award from PEPFAR. Clay obtained the rank of Minister Counselor in the U.S. Senior Foreign Service. He was Director of USAID’s Population, Health and Nutrition (PHN) offices in India and Zambia. After joining USAID in 1983, Clay was responsible for expanding the Agency’s efforts to increase diarrheal disease and other child survival efforts worldwide.