2014 Network Annual Meeting

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October 13, 2014
Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Convened by the Water Institute at UNC

The 2014 Annual Network meeting was held in Chapel Hill, USA on 13 October 2014 as part of the weeklong Water and Health Conference at the University of North Carolina. There were more than 40 individuals representing 30 different organizations in attendance.

The meeting began with a series of presentations on global access to safe drinking water, followed by reports from Network members on their experiences in the field. The morning ended with a session on strengthening HWTS through an enabling environment and specific considerations for achieving programmatic effectiveness. This session also featured a presentation on the WHO International Scheme to Evaluate Household Water Treatment Technologies and an overview of national planning efforts in Haiti.

In the afternoon, the discussion shifted focus toward the Three Cs in HWTS: achieving Correct, Consistent, and Continued Use, a key element of the M&E Toolkit for monitoring and evaluating HWTS programmes, followed by presentations on HWTS learning opportunities initiated by Network members. The final afternoon session involved breakout discussions focused on integrating HWTS into education, healthcare and nutrition, and the broader WASH sector, including water safety planning. The event concluded with a presentation of the proposed 2015 Network work plan and priority focus areas.

Download the 2014 HWTS Network Annual Meeting Report.

Event Proceedings

You can download presentations by clicking on the links below.

  1. Welcome and Meeting Overview by Batsi Majuru, WHO
  2. Progress on Drinking Water: 2014 Update from the JMP by Ryan Rowe, The Water Institute at UNC │ Download
  3. Fecal Contamination of Drinking Water in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis by Ryan Cronk, The Water Institute at UNC and Robert Bain, UNICEF │ Download
  4. Update on Evidence of the Effectiveness of HWTS to Prevent Diarrhoeal Diseases by Thomas Clasen, Emory University │ Download
  5. Microcredit and HWTS: A Case Study of Income Generation with the LifeStraw Community Filter by Alexandre Doyen, Vestergaard │ Download
  6. Implementing Household Water Treatment Interventions: Factors and Actors for Success by Edema Ojomo, The Water Institute at UNC │ Download
  7. WHO International Scheme to Evaluate Household Water Treatment Technologies by Nikki Beetsch, WHO │ Download
  8. Implementing HWTS: Issues to Consider by Daniel Lantagne, Tufts University │ Download
  9. Developing a National Strategy on HWTS in Haiti by Ryan Rowe, The Water Institute at UNC
  10. Behavior Change and HWTS by Rob Quick, CDC │ Download
  11. The Three Cs of Household Water Treatment and Safe Storage by Ryan Rowe, The Water Institute at UNC
  12. Getting to the 3Cs by Michael Ritter, Deep Springs International │ Download
  13. HWTS Network / Triple Quest WebEx Initiative by Megan Grzybowski, Triple Quest │ Download
  14. MOOCing About: An Online HWTS Course by Rick Johnston, WHO │ Download
  15. HWTS Network Proposed Work Plan: 2015 by Angie Saleh, UNICEF │ Download

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