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The impact of HIV/AIDS on electoral processes in Africa

Kondwani Chirambo, Institute for Democracy in Southern Africa, will explore the impact of HIV/AIDS on electoral processes in Africa in a public lecture at LSE on Thursday 16 November.

Using a seven country comparative study, Mr Chirambo will address the political and economic effects of AIDS on strategic political institutions that contribute to quality of governance. He will report on his important and unique studies on the links between AIDS mortality and political stability in Southern Africa.

Kondwani Chirambo is manager of the Governance and AIDS Programme, Institute for Democracy in Southern Africa.

The Impact of HIV/AIDS on Electoral Processes in Africa: crisis and opportunity is on Thursday 16 November at 6.30pm in U8, Ground Floor, Tower One, LSE, Clements Inn, London WC2A. The event is free and open to all with no ticket required.

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To reserve 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 one of a series of events held under the auspices of LSEAIDS and is funded by the Department for International Development. The next event in the series will be held on Wednesday 22 November. Dr. Paul Pronyk will present a lecture entitled 'Plagues and Peoples: where do we stand with HIV protection in Africa?'.

9 November 2006

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