The conference discussed the reasons why, despite having the money, resources and knowledge to address HIV/AIDS, the problem has got worse and spread more widely.  

Critical questions were posed about healthcare infrastructure, governance, gender inequality, security and the role of religion and sustainable policies going forward were considered.


Zackie Achmat, Chairman, Treatment Action Campaign, South Africa

Judith Bruce, Director, Gender, Family and Development, The Population Council

Dr Daraus Bukenya, HIV/AIDS/TB Program Leader for the African Medical and Research Foundation

James Cairns, World Conference of Religions for Peace

Dr Shereen El Feki, Health Correspondent, The Economist

George Fidas, Elliott School of International Affairs, The George Washington University

Robin Gorna, UK Department for International Development

Dr Catherine Hankins, Chief Scientific Advisor and Associate Director, Strategic Information, UNAIDS

Kirsty Jenkinson, F&C Asset Management

Iona Joy, New Philanthropy Capital

Dr Christine Kirunga Tashobya, Health Advisor, Ugandan Ministry of Health

Dapo Oyewole, Executive Director, Centre for African Policy and Peace Strategy

Ben Plumley, UNAIDS

Dr Naomi Rutenberg, Deputy Director of the Population Council's Horizons Program on HIV

Uwe Wissenbach, Directorate General for Development, European Commission

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22 July, 2005