2018 UNC Water and Health Conference: Where Science Meets Policy

11 October, 2018

(with thanks to SuSanA network)

Read online: https://www.globalwaters.org/events/2018-unc-water-and-health-conference

The annual Water and Health Conference: Where Science Meets Policy, organized by The Water Institute at the University of North Carolina, has grown to become one of the most important domestic gatherings of academics, policymakers, and development practitioners in the water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) sector.

The 2018 conference will take place October 29–November 1, 2018. Listed below are some of the events that USAID is involved in. More information will be posted on this page when it becomes available. You can also visit The Water Institute conference webpage for updates. http://waterinstitute.unc.edu/conferences/

Selected Side Events

How Development Agencies Can Strengthen the WaSH Sector’s Performance in Low Income Countries? Convened by: Water Aid, IRC, USAID

Hygienic Environments for Infants and Young Children: Addressing the Underestimated Pathways of Risk. Convened by: USAID, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Designing Effective Sanitation Enterprises. Convened by: USAID, TetraTech, FSG, iDE, PSI, WaterAid, WaterSHED

How Does Research Drive Policy and Practice in the Quest to Change Behavior, Deliver Sanitation Services, and Improve Public Health? Convened by: USAID, UNC Water Institute, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, UK Dept. of International Development

View a full listing of side events: http://www.cvent.com/events/water-and-health-2018/custom-22-a54768fa1a67...


29 Oct 2018 to 1 Nov 2018


Wiliam and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

100 Friday Center Drive

Chapel Hill, NC 27517



Parts of the event will be livestreamed.

Best wishes, Neil

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