ISNTD Water 2014 will bring together stakeholders involved in the development of safe water, sanitation infrastructure and hygiene programmes for improved public health.
The International Society for Neglected Tropical Diseases (ISNTD) is holding a conference on 19 June at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London to look at the links between water, sanitation and infrastructure and NTDs.
ISNTD Water 2014 will bring together stakeholders - including researchers, NGOs, policy makers - involved in the development of safe water, sanitation infrastructure and hygiene programmes for improved public health.
For a full programme and to register, visit the event website. Plenary sessions include:
Session 1: Impact, equity and challenges of water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH) programmes for NTDs and public health
Session 2: New and emerging technologies for water & sanitation
Session 3: Financing infrastructure development in resource-poor settings and the role of private sector in water and sanitation
Session 4: Water-related emergencies & outbreaks (including cholera)
For more information about the links between NTDs and water, see our water supply and sanitation maps.