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Water and Health Conference: Science, Policy and Innovation 29 October – 2 November 2012

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Water and Health Conference: Science, Policy and Innovation 29 October – 2 November 2012
Now soliciting abstracts for both platform and poster presentations until 30 April 2012; click here for more information.

Bringing together academic research with policy, practice and networking events More than 450 of the world’s leading water experts gathered in Chapel Hill, N.C., Oct. 3-7 for the second annual conference on “Water and Health: Where Science Meets Policy.”

Hosted by
The Gillings School of Global Public Health’s Water Institute at UNC and The UNC Institute for the Environment
The conference focused upon water-related research, education and outreach.

Attendees from 30 countries represented a wide range of organizations, including the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, CARE, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Save the Children, The World Bank and others.

Attendees of the 2011 conference heard four keynote presentations from renowned experts spanning human rights, water resources, policy, practice, and financing. Keynote Presenters were Catarina de Albuquerque, Charles J. Vörösmarty, Jaehyang So and Frank Rijsberman. Keynote videos, workshop summaries, presentations and more now available on the 2011 Archives.

2012 Main Conference Themes:
  • Monitoring and Evaluation for Sustainability
  • Ecosystem Protection and Drinking Water Safety
  • WaSH and Child Health
  • Southeastern US Water Challenges
  • Beyond 2015: Realizing Universal Access and Human Rights
  • Water, Energy and Climate
  • Making Sanitation Benefits Achievable and Sustainable for All
  • Household-centered WaSH

source: http://whconference.unc.edu/

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