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Mauerstein-Bail, Mina
Mina Mauerstein-Bail Papers
Public Policy Papers
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8 boxes
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Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Boxes 1-8; S-000106; S-000107


Mina Mauerstein-Bail is a development professional with extensive international experience in the links between health and economic development. These Papers include reports, study papers and background materials collected over the course of her career and reflecting her areas of expertise: HIV and development, water and sanitation, and supporting local government and community capacity to address HIV/AIDS issues.

Collection Description & Creator Information


The Mauerstein-Bail Papers consist of materials related to Mauerstein-Bail's work in global health and development. In the area of HIV and development, the Papers include United Nations (UN) program reports and studies, background material on the global AIDS epidemic produced by other agencies and organizations, and other regional reports, books, special reports and conference materials. Also included are AMICALL newsletters and reports related to HIV/AIDS programs and endeavors in African cities and regions. Water and sanitation materials include several reports as well as an interview transcript and notes for a book project on water and sanitation issues. Other materials include books and reports related to safe motherhood and disability issues, particularly in developing countries.The papers are predominantly UN and other agency reports related to the program areas Mauerstein-Bail was involved with, rather than her correspondence, memoranda, or other records of her direct activity.


The order in which materials came to Princeton has been maintained.

Collection Creator Biography:

Mauerstein-Bail, Mina

Mina Mauerstein-Bail is a development professional with extensive international experience in the links between health and economic development. Her areas of expertise include: HIV and development, maternal mortality (safe motherhood), water and sanitation, and the development of local governance, community leadership, and public-private partnerships in addressing these issues.

Mauerstein-Bail has been a leading member of the international development community in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries and a substantial part of her career consists of working for the United Nations (UN) and other development agencies. At the UN in the early 1990s she was the Programme Co-ordinator for the HIV/AIDS Division for the Global and Interregional Program within the UN Development Program. Subsequently she was the Manager of the HIV and Development Program and went on to be the inaugural Program Director for the partnership program between the UN and the Alliance of Mayor's Initiative for Community Action on AIDS at the Local Level (AMICALL).

Throughout her career Mauerstein-Bail has been involved with numerous international advisory panels and currently acts in a consultative role to several organizations involved in interdisciplinary approaches to health and development and promotion of cross-sector partnerships. She is currently a Board member of PACT, a non-profit development organization working around the world, and Co-President of the Sirleaf Market Women's Fund (SMWF/US), a non-governmental organization providing funding and support for women in Liberia. She works as an independent consultant and fundraiser.

Collection History


Gift of Mina Mauerstein-Bail in 2012, 2013, 2020 and 2021. The accession numbers related to these gifts are ML.2012.048, ML.2013.002, ML.2020.03, and ML.2021.009.


No material was separated from this collection during accessioning or processing.

Processing Information

Materials were assigned to series based on their topic, re-housed in archival boxes, and a file list was created. This work was done at the time of accessioning by Maureen Callahan in December 2012 and the finding aid was updated by Sara Griffiths in July 2013. The finding aid was updated by Will Clements in 2020 and 2021 to reflect recent accessions.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is available for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. For quotations that are fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. For those few instances beyond fair use, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold the copyright and obtaining approval from them. Researchers do not need anything further from the Mudd Library to move forward with their use.

Credit this material:

Mina Mauerstein-Bail Papers; Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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