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Disease and security

Author Laurie Garrett will give a public lecture focusing on disease and security, with particular focus on HIV/AIDS, on Tuesday 11 October at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).

Laurie Garrett is an expert on global health, with particular focus on newly emerging diseases, public health and their effects on foreign policy and national security. In this lecture, she will address the challenges of dealing with HIV/AIDS.

Laurie Garrett is a senior fellow for global health at the Council on Foreign Relations. She has been a medical and science writer for Newsday since 1988 and is the only writer to have been awarded the Peabody, the Polk and the Pulitzer prizes.

Professor Tony Barnett, LSEAIDS, will chair this event.

Disease and Security is on Tuesday 11 October at 6.30pm in the Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE, Houghton Street, London WC2A. This event is free and open to all with no ticket required.

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To request a press seat, please contact Jessica Winterstein, LSE Press Office, on 020 7955 7060 or email j.Winterstein@lse.ac.uk| 

Notes:

This event is organised by LSEAIDS and the UK Department for International Development (DfID).

LSEAIDS brings together leading social scientists at the LSE to confront the social and economic implications of HIV/ AIDS.

4 October 2005

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