Sanitation and Public Health

A course of the Master of Science Program in Sanitation │ IHE Delft

This two-week course is designed to give participants an in-depth understanding of the links between sanitation and public health. The following themes are covered: human health hazards related to excreta, pathogens and transmission routes associated with human excreta, non-infectious health issues related to sanitation, and control measures to protect public health. This course also includes case studies of sanitation intervention trials and workshops on the most up-to-date risk evaluation tools such as Sanitation Safety Plans, sanitary surveys, quantitative microbial risk assessment, and SaniPath. This course has been developed by renowned public health experts from our partners Emory University and Georgia Institute of Technology (USA) and in conjunction with the WHO.

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Claire Furlong, PhD

Course Coordinator