||CCS PhD student Vuyiseka Dubula leads AIDS research workshop, 4 October
|Responding to HIV/AIDS in Africa:
Connecting Public Administration, Policy and Communities
South Africa Workshop
Friday 4th October 2013
09:30-16:00 Section 27 Boardroom, 23 Jorissen Street Braamfontein Centre 5th floor, Johannesburg
Patient participation in South African HIV/AIDS policy development and health governance: facilitating citizenship?’
University of KwaZulu-Natal
PUBLIC POLICY AND HIV/AIDS IN SOUTH AFRICA An Overview
Tom Lodge and Vuyiseka Dubula
09:30-10:00 Welcome and Outline of the Project – Prof Patrick Bond, Professor of Development Studies and Director of the Centre for Civil Society, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban.
10:00-10:30 Overview of the HIV/AIDS Terrain in South Africa – Prof Tom Lodge, Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies and Dean in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Limerick, Ireland.
10:30-11:00 Tea Break
11:00-11:30 Presentation of PhD Research Proposal – Research Topic ‘Patient
participation in South African HIV/AIDS policy development and health governance: facilitating citizenship?’- Vuyiseka Dubula, UKZN PhD Candidate, Development Studies, HIV/AIDS activist and General Secretary of the Treatment Action Campaign, South Africa.
11:30-12:00 Presentation of PhD Research Proposal – Research Topic ‘The production of stigma and the (re)construction of negative stereotypes in the conceptualisation and application of HIV/AIDS treatment/care and prevention campaign materials’- Tamaryn Nicholson, UKZN PhD Candidate, Social Psychology.
13:00-14:30: Breakaway Sessions ‘Research and policy priorities for officials, civil society and political scientists working in the field of HIV/AIDS’ - All Participants.
14:30-15:45 Report-Back Presentations and Discussion – All Participants.
15:45-16:00: Close – Dr Shauna Mottiar, Research Fellow, Centre for Civil Society, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban.