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ISNTD Water 2021
Water, sanitation & hygiene for tropical diseases

Online conference 

30 November 2021

#ISNTDWater

#beatNTDs

Introduction

ISNTD Water, now in its eighth year, is the annual meeting by ISNTD for those interested in exploring the linkages and collaborations across water, sanitation, hygiene and global health. 

This year, against the backdrop of the recently launched WHO NTD Roadmap and the shock of the COVID19 pandemic, ISNTD Water will focus on innovations and opportunities in collaboration across the WASH and health sectors to accelerate disease control and elimination.

Presentations & panel discussions will run throughout the day. Please contact krafiq@isntd.org for further details including speaking & attending.

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Programme

Date: Tuesday 30th November 2021

Time: 8:30 - 18.30 UTC

Venue: Online (connection details to follow)

Four sessions throughout the day:

Draft programme:

9.00-10.30 UTC

WASH & HEALTH: CROSS-SECTOR COLLABORATION TO OVERCOME ADVOCACY CHALLENGES

Dr May Sule (Lecturer in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, Cranfield Water Science Institute)

WASH, Female Genital Schistosomiasis and the wider challenges to womens' health

Maartje Pronk (Max Foundation)

Minigrids to supply safe water to households: impact of an innovative entrepreuneurial model


Ifeoma Okonkwo (Project Coordinator, WASH for Impact and Development)

Making Universal Health Care a reality through a Human Rights and Responsibility-based approach

11.00-12.30 UTC

WASH IN HEALTHCARE FACILITIES

Baridueh Badon Merck (Access to Water, Merck Global Health Institute)

Merck Global Health Institute Access to Water Strategy

Robel L. Wamisho (WASH Program Manager, World Vision Ghana)

Bioye Ogunjobi (WASH Specialist, UNICEF Nigeria) 

Ms Magdalena Shao (Water resources scientist and Assistant Lecturer at MUHAS)

Towards a roadmap guiding WASH in Healthcare Facilities: the experience of Tanzania 

13.00-14.30 UTC

THE ENVIRONMENT, WASH & HUMAN HEALTH

Dr Felipe J Colón-González (Infectious Disease Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine)

Dengue forecasting 

Lucinda Hazell (Faculty of Engineering, Imperial College London)

Ultraviolet disinfection of Schistosoma mansoni cercariae in water

17.00-18.30 UTC

ORAL HEALTH: A WASH & GLOBAL HEALTH PRIORITY FOR NEGLECTED COMMUNITIES

 

Dr Habib Benzian (New York University College of Dentistry & Co-Director, WHO Collaborating Center Quality Improvement & Evidence-based Dentistry, and Lancet Commission on Global Oral Health)

Oral Health, NTDs and WASH - new global momentum and opportunities for integration

Dr Yuka Makino (Technical Officer for Oral Health at the WHO Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo)

WHO's Oral Health Resolution: paving the way forward in the fight against noma 

Dr Joel Rosenbloom (University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry / Director of the Faculty of Dentistry's TAAAC Program (Toronto Addis Ababa Academic Collaboration) / staff dentist at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health CAMH)