Program

International Seminar on Integrated Water-Related Disease Control

12-14 May 2014, Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU), Ås, Norway

Program

Final program  (Programme as a PDF? Please scroll down to the end of page)                                                                                                               

12 May 2014

08:00 – 09:15

Registration

 

09:15 – 09:30

Welcome and opening

Dr. Øystein Johnsen, Dean of Faculty of Environmental Science and Technology, NMBU.

09:30 – 10:00

What are water-related diseases? Water-related diseases and their control – options for integration

Prof. Thor Axel Stenström, SARChI, Durban University of Technology, Durban, South Africa.

10:00 – 11:00

Integration of improved water, sanitation and hygiene into a vector control management (IVM) framework

Dr. Audrey Lenhart, Researcher, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA.

11:00 – 11:15

COFFEE  BREAK

 

11:15 – 12:15

Integrating household water treatment and safe storage into national disease control strategies:  evidence and opportunities

Prof. Thomas Clasen, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

12:15 – 13:30

LUNCH

 

13:30 – 13:45

Dengue and diarrhea conceptual framework

Dr. Hans Overgaard, Researcher, NMBU.

13:45 – 14:15

Dengue and diarrhea project in Southeast Asia

Nsa Dada, PhD student,  NMBU.

14:15 – 15:00

Household water management strategy for dengue and diarrhea prevention in southern Chiapas México.  Research findings and implementation.

Dr. Juan Arredondo-Jiménez, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, México.

15:00 – 15:30

COFFEE  BREAK

 

15:30 – 16:00

Cluster-randomized trials in IWRD control

Neal Alexander, Researcher, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

16:00 – 16:15

Final remarks and conclusion of day 1

Dr. Hans Overgaard.

 

13 May 2014

09:00

Opening Day 2

Dr. Hans Overgaard.

09:00 – 09:45

Integrating Effective Water Education for Behavior Change and Improved Health

Morgan Perlson Close, Project WET Foundation, Bozeman, MT, USA.

09:45 – 10:15

Introduction of Universidad El Bosque, Bogota, Colombia

Dr. Miguel Otero, Head of Research, University El Bosque, Bogota, Colombia (UEB).

10:15– 10:30

COFFEE  BREAK

 

10:30 – 11:00

Introduction of Healthy Schools project in Colombia

Maria Ines Matiz, Head of Department of Health and Environment, UEB.

11:00 – 12:00

Healthy Schools: Entomology

Victor Alberto Olano (Entomology), Dept. Health & Environment, UEB.

12:00 – 13:00

LUNCH

 

13:00 – 13:45

Healthy Schools: Water, environment, and hygiene

Juan Felipe Jaramillo (Environmental engineering), Dept. Health & Environment, UEB.

13:45 – 14:30

Healthy Schools: Health – absenteeism

Sandra Vargas (Medicine), Dept. Health & Environment, UEB.

14:30 – 15:15

Healthy Schools: Educational component and qualitative evaluation

Diana Sarmiento (Anthopology), Dept. Health & Environment, UEB.

15:15 – 15:30

COFFEE  BREAK

 

15:30 – 16:15

Healthy Schools: Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices

Diana Sarmiento, UEB.

 

14 May 2014

09:00

Opening Day 3

Dr. Hans Overgaard.

09:00 – 09:30

Healthy Schools: Nutritional situation

Sandra Vargas, UEB

09:30 – 10:00

Healthy Schools: Lessons learnt

Maria Ines Matiz, UEB.

10:00 – 10:30

COFFEE  BREAK

 

10:30 – 11:30

Gaps in knowledge, research priorities.

Prof. Thor Axel Stenström, Discussion leader

11:30 – 12:00

Outstanding issues. Discussion. Current knowledge, capacity building and training, advocacy, policy, communication, what to do next. Review seminar outputs.

 

12:00 – 12:15

Conclusions and final remarks

 

12:00

END OF MEETING

 

 

Published 29. April 2014 - 15:17 - Updated 28. November 2016 - 12:18

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