Feb 18 Webinar – WASHing away diseases: two hands at a time

February 18, 2016 Webinar, 9:00 a.m EST- WASHing away diseases: two hands at a time

Please join the Global Public-Private Partnership for Handwashing and the USAID/WASHplus project for a webinar discussing why water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) matter to neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), and addressing the need for new approaches for multi-sector initiatives to promote equity, poverty alleviation, health, and well-being. webinar

Featuring speakers from WaterAid, Sightsavers, the FHI 360-led USAID/WASHplus project, and USAID, this webinar is an excellent opportunity for those working in both WASH and NTDs to learn about the global landscape of WASH/NTD strategy and glean practical insights from projects that are operating in this context.

This webinar will include brief presentations on:

  • The link between WASH and NTDs
  • How we can work together to achieve common goals through the World Health Organization’s Joint WASH-NTD strategy; and
  • Integration in practice.About the speakers:
  • Renuka Bery, MPH, Senior Program Manager for the USAID/WASHplus project, has an extensive background in WASH integration.
  • Sophie Boisson, PhD, Technical Officer for Water, Sanitation, Hygiene and Health at the World Health Organization.
  • Edouard Tianhoun, RN, MSc, WASH-NTD Coordinator for the USAID/WASHplus Burkina Faso pilot project, has been in involved in WASH programs in his native Burkina Faso since 2011.
  • Yael Velleman, MSc, Senior Policy Analyst on Health and Sanitation, leads WaterAid’s strategy, advocacy, and research agenda on health.
  • Merri Weinger, MPH, Senior Environmental Health Advisor at USAID’s Bureau for Global Health, has over 30 years of experience in health programs at USAID, WHO, and PAHO.
  • Geordie Woods, MPH, Technical Adviser-NTDs at Sightsavers, specializes in health behavior and strategic communication with a technical focus that includes NTDs and WASH.

3 responses to “Feb 18 Webinar – WASHing away diseases: two hands at a time

  1. Edouard Tianhoun

    Hi,
    I think the webinar is February 18 not December 18.

    Best,

    Edouard

  2. Edouard Tianhoun

    Hi, I think the webinar is February 18 not December 18.

    Best,

    Edouard

    Edouard S. Tianhoun, RN., MSc. | WASH-NTD Program Coordinator, WASHplus Burkina Faso

    Immeuble Kanazoe, 3ème étage, Avenue du Docteur Kwame N’Krumah |03 BP 7023 Ouagadougou 03| Burkina Faso

    O: +226 25 33 29 77 | M: +226 66 87 33 81 | etianhoun@fhi360.org

    http://www.washplus.org | http://www.fhi360.org | FHI 360 Facebook

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  3. This is a very interesting content, especially for African countries. I wish to join you!!! All the best, Felix.

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