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When Does HIV Funding Strengthen Health Systems?

July 21, 2010

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For more information on this session, including access to speaker presentations, please see the conference Programme-at-a-Glance.

This session will highlight how funding for HIV/AIDS has (and has not) strengthened health systems overall. Each panelist will address the question: Based on evidence collected so far, what conditions need to be present for HIV funding to strengthen health systems? Each presenter will outline recommendations for recipient/implementing countries on how to best employ HIV funding. Invited discussants and the audience will then consider these recommendations and offer additional recommendations in a moderated discussion.

Presentations in This Session:


Highlights and Recommendations from the Results of the Global HIV/AIDS Initiatives Network (GHIN) Research
Presented by Ruairi Brugha (Ireland)
Head, Dept of Epidemiology and Public Health Medicine, Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland

Effective Use of Global Fund Funding for HIV/AIDS
Presented by Mary Ann Lansang (Switzerland)
Director Knowledge Management Unit, Fund to Fight AIDS
Professor, Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and Clinical Epidemiology University of the Philippines

Panel Discussion

Jean-Paul Moatti (France)
General Director, World Health Organisation (WHO)
Professor of Health Economics at the University of the Mediterranean
Director, INSERM/IRD (French Public Institute for Research in Developing Countries)
Chair, Social Science Committee of French Agency for AIDS Research (ANRS)
Director, Federative Research Institute on Human, Economic & Social Sciences Applied to Health of Aix-Marseille Universities

Wafaa El-Sadr (United States)
Director, International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs (ICAP)
Director, Center for Infectious Disease Epidemiologic Research (CIDER)
Professor of Clinical Medicine and Epidemiology

Mphu Keneiloe Ramatlapeng (Lesotho)
Minister of Health & Social Welfare
Advisory, AU and Common Wealth Association

Questions and Answers


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