The Water Institute at UNC Invites You to Join Us, October 13th – 17th, 2014

Bringing together research with policy, practice and networking events

The 2014 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.

Conference News

CEU Application Available

Conference attendees may now apply to receive a certificate for Continuing Education Units from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. There is no additional charge associated with requesting CEUs. Please use the CEU Application Form to apply for a certificate.

Side Event Descriptions Available

The Side Event Schedule, available on the Program page, now contains detailed descriptions for each of the events being held at this year’s conference.

Writing a Publishable Scientific Paper: A Boot Camp for the Writing Process

Dr. Lisa Casanova, Assistant Professor of Environmental Health at Georgia State University, will be teaching a seminar on the scientific paper writing process. This boot camp will take place on Tuesday, October 14th, from 6:30 to 9:00 PM. For more details, and to reserve a place at this event, please visit the Program page.

Main Conference Themes

  • 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

Thanks to Our Sponsors!

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