The United States, South Africa, and South Africa’s Global Health Agenda

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The conference was co-hosted by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA), to exchange perspectives on the U.S.-South Africa bilateral relationship, the evolution of health and development engagement, and South Africa’s emerging global health agenda.

The session is one of a series of global conferences that CSIS has co-hosted to highlight evolving global health policy of the BRICS countries and explore new opportunities for U.S. engagement with emerging powers to advance a common development and global health agenda.
Venue: Jan Smuts House

 

Programme

08:30 – 09:00

Registration

09:00-09:10

Welcome and Introduction

Elizabeth Sidiropoulos, South African Institute of International Affairs

Jennifer Cooke, Center for Strategic and International Studies

09:10-10:00

 

Panel I: Evolving Nature of the U.S-South Africa Bilateral Relationship

• US Ambassador to South Africa, Donald H. Gips

• Ambassador Mark Bellamy, U.S. National Defense University

• Dr. Nomfundo Ngwenya, South African Institute of International Affairs

Moderator: Elizabeth Sidiropoulos, South African Institute of International Affairs

10:15-11:30

 

Panel II: Evolving U.S.-South Africa Partnerships on Health and Development

Dr. Jean Nachega, Stellenbosch University [Download.pdf]

Ashley Pearce, Managing Director of Merck [Download.pdf]

Thurma Goldman, Country Director for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [Download.pdf]

• Stavros Nicolaou, Aspen Pharmacare

Moderator: Jennifer Cooke, Center for Strategic and International Studies

11:30-12:45

 

Panel III: South Africa’s Global Health Agenda

• Katherine Bliss, Center for Strategic and International Studies

• Dr. Marian Jacobs, University of Cape Town

• Dr. Ayanda Ntsaluba, former Director General, Department of Health and  Department of International Relations and Cooperation

Moderator: Pieter Fourie, AIDS Foundation of South Africa and fellow at Macquarie University (Sydney)

12:45-1:30: Lunch Discussion

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