Zimbabwe: Time for Hope?

  • Thursday, Nov 20, 2008
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    The Kaiser Family Foundation and the Global Health Policy Center hosted a luncheon on recent political and public health developments in Zimbabwe. Hopewell Rugoho Chin'ono, Zimbabwean television journalist, gave a keynote address with excerpts from his award winning documentary, Pain in My Heart, illustrating life for individuals in Zimbabwe living with HIV/AIDS. Jendayi Frazer, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, provided expert analysis on the political situation concerning the Mugabe administration and the distribution of foreign aid.

     

     

    Expert panelists took questions from the audience and discussed the challenges of the incoming Obama administration.

    Introductions:

    Stephen Morrison
    Center for Strategic and International Studies, Global Health Policy Center

    Keynote Addresses:

    Jendayi Frazer
    U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs

    Hopewell Rugoho Chin'ono
    Zimbabwean television journalist, with excerpts from his winning documentary, Pain In My Heart, illustrating the current situation of Zimbabwe’s HIV positive population.

    Expert Panel:

    Jennifer G. Cooke
    Director of the Africa Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies

    Leonard Doyle
    former foreign editor and current U.S. Bureau Chief, The Independent of London

    Robert I. Rotberg
    Director of the Program on Intrastate Conflict and Conflict Resolution at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government

    Michael Sinclair, Moderator
    Kaiser Family Foundation Senior Vice President and Director of the Program for Health and Development in South Africa

    Audio and video provided by the Kaiser Family Foundation