Verbal Presentation Schedule Now Available

The schedule for verbal presentations for the 2014 Water and Health Conference: Where Science Meets Policy is now available. Visit the Program page for a PDF version of the schedule. Please note that this schedule is subject to change.

2014 Water and Health Conference Scholarship Winners

We are pleased to announce the scholarship recipients for the 2014 Water and Health Conference: Where Science Meets Policy. The top prize winner is Md. Mahbubur Rahman of icddr,b. He will give a verbal presentation of his work entitled Measuring Intervention Fidelity to Assess Implementation Gaps in a Sanitation Intervention Component of a Randomized Controlled Trial.

Additional scholarship recipients from low- and middle-income countries:

  • Carlos Pascual, Future University, Abstract: Impacts of WaSH Programme in Darfur: Assessment of Water Pumping Systems for IDPs
  • Mahesh Neupane, Government of Nepal, Abstract: Mainstreaming Water Safety Plans in Water Supply Systems in Developing countries; Experiences of Amarapuri as Best Practice from Nepal
  • Krushna Sahoo, Asian Institute of Public Health, Abstract: The Landscape of Sanitation-related Psychosocial Stress: A Grounded Theory Study of Women in Urban, Rural, and Indigenous Communities in Odisha, India
  • Ai Huynh, WaterSHED, Abstract: HappyTap: Aspirational Handwashing Device Commercialization in Vietnam
  • Bayan Athamneh, Royal Scientific Society, Abstract: A Social Marketing Program to Enhance Water Conservation in Jordan

US student author scholarship recipients:

  • Anna Murray, Tufts University,  Abstract: Fouling in Hollow Fiber Membrane Microfilters Used for Household Water Treatment in Honduras
  • Jennifer Orgill, Duke University, Abstract: Poor Neighborhood Hygiene and Low Water Quality Investment