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The Global Handwashing Partnership

Join us at the UNC Water and Health Conference!

September 30, 2016

From October 10-13 the Global Public-Private Partnership for Handwashing (PPPHW) will be attending the UNC Water and Health Conference in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

We are hosting a session on big ideas for handwashing behavior change, so be sure to join us on October 13 in the Sunflower Room from 8:30 to 10. Also, we would love to meet you! Email us to schedule a meeting.

If you are unable to attend the Conference, but want to stay up-to-date, follow along virtually on Twitter. We will also post daily updates on our Latest News page.

There are a lot of great sessions this year. Here are some that we are particularly excited about:

Monday, October 10

8:30 – 10 am
Monitoring Basic Sanitation and Hygiene within SDG Target 6.2: Towards universal coverage
Convened by WHO and UNICEF [Redbud Room]

WASH UP! Empowering Children as WASH Agents of Change in Rural Zambia
Convened by Sesame Workshop and World Vision [Windflower Room]

10:30 am – 12 pm
Can WASH Improve the Impact of Vaccination?
Convened by London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Queen Mary University of London, SHARE Research Consortium, UNICEF, WaterAid [Mountain Laurel Room]

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Nudging Handwashing: A cluster-randomized trial in Bangladesh
Presented by Robert Dreibelibis, University of Oklahoma [Dogwood Room]

Povu Poa Cool Foam: A New water efficient handwashing station with low-cost foaming soap in Kenya
Presented by Amy Pickering, Stanford University [Dogwood Room]

Acceptability and Feasibility of Sharing a Low-Cost Soapy Water System for Handwashing in a Low-Income Urban Community in Dhaka, Bangladesh
Presented by Farhana Sultana, icddr,b [Dogwood Room]

Developing Scalable Approaches for a Hospital-Based Handwashing with Soap and Water Treatment Intervention for Household Members of Diarrhea Patients in Bangladesh
Presented by Elizabeth Thomas, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health [Bellflower Room]

Tuesday, October 11

10:30 am – 12 pm
Moving Beyond Talk Entry Points for WASH Integration
Convened by World Vision International, FHI360, Clean, Fed and Nurtured, BabyWASH Coalition [Azaelea Room]

Wednesday, October 12

8:30 – 10 am
It’s Essential! Formalizing Essential WASH Actions as an Integration Tool
Convened by FHI360, WaterAid/UK, The World Bank Water and Sanitation Programme, Action Against Hunger, USAID [Mountain Laurel Room]

8:30 am– 12pm
Transformational Change to Reach the SDGs: Putting SWA’s collaborative behaviors into practice Convened by Sanitation and Water for All Partnership, WaterAid, IRC, WSP/WB and WHO [Sunflower Room]

4 pm – 5 pm
Handwashing with Soap Practices Among Cholera Patients and Their Accompanying Family Members in a Hospital Setting: An observational study
Presented by Fatema Zohura, icddr,b [Redbud Room]

Thursday, October 13

8:30 – 10 am
Acting Differently: Harnessing Big Ideas and New Thinking for Handwashing Behavior Change
Convened by PPPHW, Splash, USAID, WASHplus, WaterSHED Asia [Sunflower Room]

 10:30 am – 12 pm
Opportunities and Gaps Moving Forward with WaSH in Non-Household Settings
Convened by IRC & World Vision [Sunflower Room]

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