The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air date: October 22, 2014) – this week some top policy makers, planners, academics, and economists gathered at the University of Utah for a conference on Africa, co-sponsored by the Council of American Ambassadors and the Hinckley Institute of Politics. Among the speakers was Daniel Bausch, a virologist who’s spent several years working on hemorrhagic fevers – such as Ebola, Marburg, Lassa fever – at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Bausch is an Associate Professor at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. Additionally, Rosa Whitaker, CEO and President of the Whitaker Group, also spoke about the African Continent’s potential. The Whitaker Group is a Washington, D.C.-based consultancy specializing in trade and investment in Africa. They both spoke on Monday, October 20, at the Spencer Fox Eccles Business Building at the University of Utah.
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