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Join IRC and partners at UNC 2021 online

4th Oct 2021 to 8th Oct 2021

Recordings of the sessions at UNC Water and Health Conference: Where science meets policy 2021

2019 UNC Conference

Bringing together research with policy, practice, and networking events.

The 2021 UNC Water and Health Conference: Science, Policy, and Practice was held October 4 – 8, 2021 virtually from the comfort of your home or office. The Conference explores drinking water supply, sanitation, hygiene, and water resources in both developing and developed countries with a strong public health emphasis.

See what we planned with partners during the virtual UNC Water and Health Conference: Science, Policy, and Practice. 

View the recording for the discussions, plenary sessions, and presentations by IRC experts and partners.

Date

Time         

Session                                           

Convenors                              

Recordings of the sessions

Tuesday, October 05

3:00 – 4:30 PM CEST             

Plenary session:
Evolution of rural water supply 

Host: Snehalatha Mekala | FANSA
Moderator: Clarissa Brocklehurst | UNC
Panel discussant: Juste Nansi | IRC Burkina Faso

The Water Institute at UNC

Recording:

Plenary session Evolution of rural water supply 

Wednesday, October 06

6:15 PM - 7:15 PM CEST 

Water Quality Monitoring

"Achieving Safely Managed Drinking Water Services in Africa" by Magdalene Matthews | Conrad N. Hilton Foundation

WHO, The Water Institute at UNC

Recording:

Session Water quality monitoring

Wednesday 06 October 

4:45 PM - 6:00 PM CEST

Importance of collective action for professionalizing maintenance services

 

USAID, University of Colorado, Whave, Oxford/Fundifix, IRC, Environmental Incentives, Millennium Water Alliance

Recording:

Session Importance of collective action for professional maintenance services 

Wednesday 06 October

4:45 PM - 6:00 PM CEST

Scaling access to safe pit emptying services: conflicting roles of public, private and development actors

Water For People; Kampala Capital City Authority; Blantyre City Council; OPERO Services; Kisumu Water & Sanitation Company Ltd 

Recording:

Session Scaling access to safe pit emptying services 

Thursday, 07 October 

4:45 PM - 6:00 PM CEST

Implementing proposals for global and national monitoring of WASH services affordability

UNICEF; World Health Organization (WHO); Sanitation and Water for All (SWA)

Recording:

Session Implementing proposals for global and national monitoring of WASH services affordability 

 

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