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