World Vision International

UNC Water and Health Conference

University of North Carolina Water and Health Conference 2017: Where Science Meets Policy

Dates: 16-20 October 2017

Link to the conference website

During this conference, World Vision announced a new six-year partnership with The Water Institute at UNC focusing on using evidence to drive widespread programme improvement. Read more about this partnership.

Conference themes:

  • Climate resilience
  • WaSH and gender
  • Drinking water safety
  • Addressing disparities in WaSH: Rural, peri-urban, and indigenous populations
  • WaSH in non-household settings
  • From evidence to action

Find World Vision at the UNC Conference:

Tuesday, 17 October

2:30-3:30 pm: Water Scarcity in the Middle East

Marielle Snel, WVI

2:30-3:30 pm: Addressing the Barriers to Improved Latrine Use in Rural India

Sherin Daniel, WV India

Wednesday, 18 October

10:30-12:00 pm: WASH Away from the Home, Possible or Pipe Dream for Dislocated Populations?

World Vision and UNC

4:00-5:00 pm: Marks of Failed and Successful Mechanised Borehole Systems: The Case of Sinazongwe Area Programme

Emmanuel Opong, WVI

Thursday, 19 October

8:30-10:00 am: Something to Squawk About: A Fresh Look at the F Diagram and Neglected Pathways Impacting Child Growth

World Vision and the BabyWASH Coalition

Friday, 20 October

8:30-10:00 am: Calling all WASH Experts: Tools and Case Studies for Multi-sectoral Action

The BabyWASH Coalition and World Vision