3293.2 Models of Community Involvement in Improving Drinking Water and Sanitation in Low Income Communities

Monday, November 9, 2009: 2:30 PM
This session will present the experiences of several water and sanitation intervention projects, focusing on how the community was engaged in the project and discussing successes and failures in the process.
Session Objectives: Explain the significance of community involvement in water and sanitation interventions in low income communities to address water borne diseases. Identify approaches to gain community involvement to foster improved outcomes and strengthen sustainability of interventions.

3:10 PM
Models of Community involvment in improving drinking water and sanitation in low income communities
Professor Paul R. Hunter, MB ChB MBA MD F and Graciela I. Ramirez-Toro, PhD

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Organized by: APHA

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

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