Water security, WASH and global health

Address a range of global health issues in our online course Geo-Health

Global health and water security are connected in multiple ways, and related data can be used to inform health-related decision making and interventions.

Guaranteeing access to sufficient water supply of good quality while also protecting communities from water-related threats such as flooding and other extreme weather events are crucial to promote human health. We look at water-related infrastructure, such as provision of safe drinking water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), as well as water-related knowledge and behaviour, and how resulting health challenges, such as water-related infectious disease exposure, can be prevented.


At ITC, we look at the various connections between global health and water security, and how related data can be used to inform health-related decision making and interventions.  


Meet Carmen Anthonj

Carmen Anthonj is an expert on Geo-Health. She studies the links between water and health.

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