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Professor Alan Whiteside

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Alan Whiteside has an MA from the University of East Anglia and a D Econ from the University of Natal. He began his professional career as an Overseas Development Institute Fellow working as a Planning Officer (Economist) in the Ministry of Finance and Development, Gaborone, Botswana from 1980 to 1983.

In 1983 he joined the Economic Research Unit of the University of Natal as a Research Fellow. In 1998 he established HEARD and is its Executive Director.

His main research interest at present is the economic and development impact of HIV/AIDS. He started and edited the newsletter AIDS Analysis Africa for over 10 years. In 2000 he co-authored, with Clem Sunter, AIDS: The Challenge for South Africa, published by Human and Rousseau/Tafelberg. In 2002 he wrote (with Tony Barnett) AIDS in the 21st Century: Disease and Globalisation published by Palgrave MacMillan. He has carried out training around the world and worked in much of Africa, Ukraine and parts of Asia. In 2003 he was appointed by Secretary General Kofi Annan as one of the Commissioners on the Commission for HIV/AIDS and Governance in Africa. Other academic appointments include: Visiting Professor School of Medicine Liverpool University, Leverhulme Visiting Professor University of Southampton and Visiting Fellow University of East Anglia. He is an elected Member of the Governing Council of the International AIDS Society and a member of the Governing Council of Waterford Kamhlaba College.

Publications

Book Reviews

Books

Chapters in Books

Edited Books

Edited Journals

  • Gillespie, S. Greener, R., Whiteside, A. and Whitworth, J. (2007) (eds.) AIDS Special Supplement, Vol. 21, Supplement 7, November

Editorials & Letters to the Editor

Issue Briefs

Journal Articles

Journal Articles (Non-refereed)

Journal Articles (Refereed)

Journal Special Issues

Non-refereed Articles

  • Ahmed, K., Smith, J. and Whiteside, A. (2009) Global Funding of the AIDS response. International AIDS Society Newsletter
  • Quinlan, T. and Whiteside, A. (2009) Managing HIV/AIDS in Africa. The Corporate Council on Africa HIV/AIDS and Health Initiative Newsletter, Spring: 12-13

Policy Briefs

Publications

Published Reports

Reports

Reports and Papers

Working Papers

  • Regondi, I., Whiteside, A. (2011) Fiscal Space for Health: Assessing Policy Options in South Africa. HEARD working paper, presented at 5th South Africa AIDS conference on June 8
  • Whiteside, A. (2009) Is AIDS Exceptional, Working Paper 25 Commissioned by the aids2031 Programmatic Response Working Group
  • Veenstra, N., Whiteside, A., Lalloo, D., and Gibbs, A. (2009) Unplanned ART treatment interruptions in Southern Africa: a literature review. Cape Town: Centre for Social Science Research, University of Cape Town and HEARD University of KwaZulu-Natal Joint Working Paper No 247

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