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Global Studies

The South African HIV and AIDS Epidemic: The Premier Development Challenge

Global Studies Lecture Series: Dr. Alan Whiteside, CIGI Chair of Global Health
Sep 17/13


Date: Sep 17/13
Time: 16:00 - 18:00
Location: Senate and Board Chamber
Cost: Free

The Department of Global Studies and Laurier Bookstore present a lecture:

Dr. Alan Whiteside

The South African HIV and AIDS Epidemic: The Premier Development Challenge

DATE: Tuesday, September 17, 2013
TIME: 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Senate and Board Chamber


Born in Kenya but raised in Swaziland, Dr. Alan Whiteside is an internationally recognized academic and AIDS researcher. His main research interest at present is the economic and development impact of HIV/AIDS. He has carried out training around the world and has worked across of Africa, in Ukraine and parts of Asia. In 2003, he was appointed by then UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan to the Commission for HIV/AIDS and Governance in Africa. He was an elected member of the governing council of the International AIDS Society from 2000 to 2012.

He is the co-author of numerous articles and books, including AIDS: The Challenge for South Africa; AIDS in the Twenty-First Century: Disease and Globalisation; and HIV/AIDS: A Very Short Introduction.

In December 2012, Dr. Whiteside was appointed CIGI Chair in Global Health at the Balsillie School with his term beginning in 2013. He is also affiliated with Wilfrid Laurier University's School of International Policy and Governance.


Contact: Dr. Edmund Pries
Phone: 519.884.1970 ext. 4593

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