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IRC at the UNC Water and Health Conference, Chapel Hill, NC, USA

29th Oct 2018 to 2nd Nov 2018

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Come to IRC's side events and presentations from 29 October-2 November at the 2018 Water and Health Conference!

The Water and Health Conference: Where Science Meets Policy is organised annually by The Water Institute at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC). It considers drinking water supply, sanitation, hygiene and water resources in both the developing and developed worlds with a strong public health emphasis. In 2018 the main themes are: Measuring Progress Toward SDG Targets; Water Scarcity; Rural Water Supply; WaSH Equity and Inclusion; and WaSH in Emergencies.

IRC's side events and presentations

Monday, 29 October

08:30-10.00 hrs. Side event: "How Development Agencies Can Strengthen the WaSH Sector's Performance in Low Income Countries?". Convened by: Water Aid, IRC, USAID. Location: Dogwood

Tuesday, 30 October

16:00-17:00 hrs. Verbal presentation: "Living with Change: Water, Emotion and Wellbeing Among the Afar Pastoralists of Ethiopia" by Abinet Kebede, IRC Ethiopia. Location: Redbud

Wednesday, 31 October

08:30-10.00 hrs. Side event: "Sustaining Rural Water Supplies in the East African Lowlands: Risks, Innovation and Rewards". Convened by: AECOM, UNICEF ESARO, IRC WASH, Millennium Water. Location: Mountain Laurel

10:30-12.00 hrs. Side event. "Moving Beyond Community Towards Utilities – Management Models for Delivering Rural Water Services". Convened by: WaterAid, IRC, Water For People. Location: Mountain Laurel

14:30-15:30 hrs. Verbal presentation: "Factors That Influence Use of Monitoring Data for Informing Evidence-Based Decision-Making" by Marieke Adank, IRC. Location: Bellflower

Thursday, 1 November

Poster presentation: "Assessment of Field Performance and Acceptance of the Sato Pan in Ethiopia" by Abinet Kebede, IRC Ethiopia


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