Global Drinking Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Programs
PubH 6132, 2 credits
This course is designed for students who may be working in disaster and development settings of developing countries, where contaminated water, inadequate sanitation and poor hygiene (WASH) are the cause of serious health problems. In this course, important WASH concepts will be covered so students can understand what is needed to develop, implement, monitor and evaluate a WASH program or a WASH component of multi-sectoral programs. It emphasizes the need to develop effective, appropriate, accessible and affordable WASH interventions to reduce the global burden of disease.