2011: "Starving for Water: The Global Water Crisis and Its Impact on Food and Health"

2011 Conference | Conference Schedule | Conference Resources | Speaker Biographies

University of Iowa Global Health Studies Program Conference

March 25-27, 2011

Sponsored By:
UI Global Health Studies Program (GHSP), International Programs

Intended Audience
Global Health Studies students and faculty as well as others with an interest in international affairs

Rationale
This conference encompasses themes related to access to water, the relationship between water and food and between water and health. Session topics include safe water systems, the connection between agriculture and health and drugs and chemicals in water. Speakers are drawn from across the world and across the US, and the course provides an opportunity for students to hear first-hand from individuals who are actively improving global health.

Download the syllabus here

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