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Public Event

HIV/AIDS: Money, Bottlenecks and the Future

Monday, April 18, 2005 - 10:00am to 11:30am

CGD hosted a panel discussion among African ministers of finance, members of the policy and advocacy communities, and senior IMF and World Bank officials on barriers to the disbursement of funds for the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Africa, offering timely insight into a fiercely controversial set of issues.

Download the full text transcript
Full length video stream of the event
CGD/IAEN survey results
Addressing the Challenge of HIV/AIDS: Macroeconomic, Fiscal and Institutional Issues, a CGD Working Paper by Senior Fellow Maureen Lewis

Speakers at the event included:

David Andrews - Assistant Director Africa Department, International Monetary Fund
Holly Burkhalter - US Policy Director, Physicians for Human Rights
Peter Heller - Deputy Director, Fiscal Affairs Department, International Monetary Fund
H.E. Donald Kaberuka - Minister of Finance, Rwanda
Maureen LewisSenior Fellow, Center for Global Development
Jean Louis Sarbib - Vice President, Human Development Network, World Bank
H.E. Ezra Suruma - Minister of Finance, Uganda