3333.0 Water Borne Diseases 1 (prevention, diagnosis, epidemiology or management)

Monday, November 9, 2009: 2:30 PM
Overview of water-borne diseases of international importance
Session Objectives: List 2 water-borne diseases Discuss ways to prevent water borne diseases Describe interventions or programs to address water borne diseases
Anwar Huq, PhD, FAAM

2:30 PM
Impact of Home-based Solar Water Disinfection (SODIS) on child diarrhoea in a community-randomized evaluation in Bolivia: Does Drinking up Result in Health up?
Daniel Mäusezahl, PhD MPH, Andri Christen, MSc, Gonzalo Duran Pacheco, MSc, Fidel Alvarez Tellez, Mercedes Iriarte, Ing, Maria Estrella Zapata Schultze, lic, Jan Hattendorf, PhD, Myriam Cevallos, MSc, Monica Daigl Cattaneo, MSc MPH, Benjamin Arnold, MPH, Thomas A. Smith, PhD and John Colford, MD PhD
2:48 PM
Can a school-based water, sanitation and hygiene intervention catalyze changes in household behaviors and environment? Evidence from a randomized trial in western Kenya
Rick Rheingans, PhD, Robert Dreibelbis, MPH, Matthew Freeman, MPH, Shadi Saboori, BA, Leslie Greene, MPH and April Davies, MPH
3:06 PM
Sustained utilization of safe drinking water and handwashing stations in Kenyan health facilities
Nandini Sreenivasan, Medical student, Simon Andreas Götestrand, Medical student, Sam Ombeki, Gordon Otieno Oluoch, Peter Skinhøj, Professor, MD, Thea K. Fischer, MD, DMSc and Rob Quick, MD, MPH
3:24 PM
Sustaining School-Based Point-of-Use Water Treatment in Western Kenya
Shadi Saboori, BA, Rick Rheingans, PhD, Matthew Freeman, MPH, Meshack Odhiambo, BA, Stephen Kimo, BA, Alex Mwaki, Ben Okech, MPH and Leslie Greene, MPH
3:42 PM

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Organized by: International Health
Endorsed by: Environment, Epidemiology, Socialist Caucus

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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