26.10.2015 - 30.10.2015

Water & Health Conference 2015 - Where Science Meets Policy
Chapel Hill, NC, U.S.A

The 2015 Water and Health Conference: Where Science Meets Policy, organized by The Water Institute at UNC, considers drinking water supply, sanitation, hygiene and water resources in both the developing and developed worlds with a strong public health emphasis.

This year the conference has a new structure with side event in the morning and verbal presentation and plenary sessions in the afternoon. Side Events could include meetings, workshops, networking session, training courses and/or open forums.

Further Description / Program

Conference Themes
•WaSH for the future: SDGs, Innovation, resources, integration and urbanization
•Hygiene and behavior
•WaSH in emergencies and outbreaks
•Learning from practice: MEL, action research, case studies
•Water supply and quality
•Sanitation: protecting households, communities, and environment

Maintaining the WASH in Schools (WinS) Momentum

Monday, October 26
Operationalizing Menstrual Hygiene Management in Schools
11 a. m.–1 p.m. Redbud. WASHplus (Sarah Fry)

Tuesday, October 27
Zambia School Outcomes Study Changes in Student and Teacher Absenteeism and Student-Teacher Contact Time (Generating Evidence in WASH in Schools)
10–11:30 a.m. Redbud. WASHplus (Orlando Hernandez)

Side Events

Wednesday, October 28
No Longer a Pipe Dream—Tools to Make WASH-NTD Integration a Reality
8:30–10 a.m. Mountain Laurel. WASHplus (Renuka Bery and Eduard Tianhoun) SHARE Consortium, CARE

Thursday, October 29
Linking Households, Communities, and Ecosystems through Sanitation in Developing Countries
8:30–10 a.m. Redbud. WASHplus (Ron Clemmer), Catholic Relief Services, Conservation International, Millennium Water Alliance, and World Wildlife Fund

You Are What You Eat: Behavioral Approaches to Address the Neglected WASH Area of Food Hygiene
10:30–noon. Windflower. WASHplus (Julia Rosenbaum), WaterAid, Mercy Corps, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine/SHARE Consortium, USAID/FANTA Project



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