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AFRO-NETS> Planning for HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa
- Subject: AFRO-NETS> Planning for HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa
- From: Dieter Neuvians MD <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Thu, 15 Apr 1999 03:07:16 -0400 (EDT)
Planning for HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa
5 - 16 July, 1999
Durban, South Africa
Health Economics and HIV/AIDS Research Division (HEARD), University
of Natal, Durban.
The 1999 workshop will again be in Durban. Two weeks duration. Cost:
GBP 1,250 / US$ 2,150 / Rl3,000. This includes the workshop fee, full
board and accommodation, a per diem allowance, airport transfers, and
all materials. It does not include travel to/from Durban, or addi-
tional travel insurance.
The workshop focuses on the response to prevention education and the
concomitant need to anticipate the medium and long-term social and
economic consequences of HIV/AIDS. The workshop offers participants
a unique opportunity for cross-pollination of ideas and strategies,
to review tactics, and to identify interventions appropriate to their
The workshop is designed for senior professionals concerned with
planning for the economic and social, 4emographic and human resource
implications of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Participants could include:
economists and planners from government ministries; AIDS programme
managers; donors; NGO programme managers; private sector representa-
tives; and special interest groups.
No fixed maxima/minima parameters are set, apart from a good standard
of written and spoken English, as all applications are assessed for
Workshop Contents Outline:
Issues and Information
- Data construction, collation, and interpretation
- Socio-economic impact
- Vulnerability and susceptibility
- State of the epidemic
- Demographic issues
- Industry and agriculture, orphans and the elderly
- Economic and social analysis.
Responding: models, tools and techniques
- HIV/AIDS audits
- Planning problems - demographic and epidemiological models
- Risk and environment
- Case Studies
- The use of AIDS Briefs
- Targeting policy responses
- Private sector, donors and governments.
The workshop core content has been evolved over a number of years in
various international settings. The aim is to ensure delegates par-
ticipate as fully as possible through a mixture of lectures, group
exercises, reading and practical work. For this reason, the original
name "course" was changed to "workshop", emphasising the inter-change
A maximum of 25 places is available. Closing dates for applications
is 1 May 1999. There is a possibility of sponsorship.
An application form can be requested:
By phone: +27-31-260-2592
By fax: +27-31-260-2587
By email: email@example.com
The Course Coordinator,
HEARD, University of Natal, 4041,
Republic of South Africa
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