2014 Water and Health Conference

13 Oct. 2014 • 08:00 - 18:00 • Chapel Hill, United States

This annual conference brings together academic research with policy, practice and networking events, focusing on drinking water, sanitation, hygiene and water resources with a strong public health emphasis. It deals with critical concerns relevant to both the developing and developed worlds.

Further Description / Program

Call for Abstracts
2014 Water and Health Conference: Where Science Meets Policy
October 13 –17, 2014
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

The 2014 Water and Health Conference: Where Science Meets Policy is now accepting abstracts for poster and verbal presentations. Abstracts may be submitted online until April 30. This year's conference will take place October 13 -17 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA.

Extended Abstract Deadline for 2014 Water and Health Conference
We’ve heard from many people in the past week who are interested in submitting an abstract for this year’s Water and Health Conference but could not meet the original submission deadline of today, April 30. We've decided to extend the submission deadline for abstracts and side event proposals to May 4 at 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time.

Abstracts and proposals should relate to this year’s themes, which are:
• WaSH in Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals
• Hygiene and Behavior Change
• WaSH Emergency Response
• Monitoring and Evaluation: Impact and Efficiencies for Projects and Programs
• Water Supply and Quality: From Catchment to Consumer and Back
• Sanitation: How Are We Doing on Defining the Future?
• Addressing Disparities in WaSH: Rural, Peri-urban and Indigenous Populations

The early bird registration fee (available until August 29) is $395. After August 29, the rate will become $475. The student rate for the conference is $245. Single day registration will be available at $125 for students and $250 for other registrants.

More information about the conference and registration is online at whconference.unc.edu. We hope to see you in October!

The Water Institute at UNC


Share this page on    

Follow us on    

SuSanA Partners  currently 372 partners

Show all partners »

Sanitation events

SuSanA newsletter

Stay informed about the activities of SuSanA and its partners. The SuSanA newsletter is sent out around four times per year. It contains information about news, events, new partners, projects, discussions and publications of the SuSanA network.

Subscribe to newsletter »

Latest tweets mentioning SuSanA

Tweets mentioning SuSanA »

31st SuSanA Meeting

The 31st SuSanA meeting - the second time online - will take place from August 16th to August 20th 2021. It is organised by the SuSana Secretariat with support and contributions from SuSanA Partners, Members, Working Groups and Regional Chapters. 

Click here to get to the Meeting Page!

SuSanA meetings





Resources and publications

Our library has more than 3,000 publications, factsheets, presentations, drawings etc. from many different organisations. It continues to grow thanks to the contributions from our partners.

Add item to library »

The three links below take you to special groups of items in the library for more convenient access:


The project database contains nearly 400 sanitation projects of many different organizations dealing with research, implementation, advocacy, capacity development etc. Advanced filtering functions and a global map are also available. Information on how and why this database was created is here.

People working for SuSanA partners can add their own projects through their partner profile page. You might need your SuSanA login upgraded for this purpose. Please contact us if you would like to add a project.

Trainings, conference and events materials

Missed important conferences or courses? Catch up by using their materials for self study. These materials have been kindly provided by SuSanA partners.

Regional chapters

Use the map or the search tool to access the most relevant information and knowledge products for your region or country. This includes relevant resources, events, partners or projects.

Shit flow diagrams (SFDs), excreta flow diagrams

Shit flow diagrams (SFDs) help to visualize excreta management in urban settings. Access SFDs and more through the SFD Portal.




Discussion forum

Share knowledge, exchange experiences, discuss challenges, make announcements, ask questions and more. Hint: Your discussion forum login is the same as your SuSanA login. More about the forum's philosophy »

Integrated content

We are hosting content from some other communities of practice and information-sharing portals. This section also provides a link to SuSanA's Sanitation Wikipedia initiative.

Suggest content to add »

SuSanA partners

Not yet a SuSanA partner? Show your organisation's support to SuSanA's vision and engage in  knowledge sharing by becoming partners.

Apply to become a partner »

Individual membership

Register as an individual member of SuSanA free of charge. As a member you can interact with thousands of sanitation enthusiasts on the discussion forum.  You can also get engaged in one of our 13 working groups and our regional chapters. Our FAQs explain the benefits further.

By getting a SuSanA login you can fully participate in the SuSanA community!

Register as a member


Forgot your password?