Horizon International, Yale University

SDG Action Network

Our SDG Action on September 25th

Announcing 2nd Edition of two volumes of books, Water and Sanitation Related Diseases and the Changing Environment...

United States of America New Haven
Number of people taking this action: 250 or more
Announcing 2nd Edition of two volumes of books, Water and Sanitation Related Diseases and the Changing Environment: Challenges, Interventions and Preventive Measures, a Wiley-Blackwell collaboration with Horizon International, published by Wiley, Edited by Janine M. H. Selendy. These 2 Editions were written by 75 authorities from the fields of climate change, epidemiology, environmental health, environmental engineering, global health, medicine, medical anthropology, nutrition, population, and public health. The books present an interdisciplinary picture of the conditions responsible for water and sanitation-related diseases, the pathogens, vectors and their biology, morbidity and mortality resulting from lack of safe water and sanitation, distribution of these diseases and the conditions that must be met to reduce or eradicate them.  
SDGs
2 Zero Hunger 3 Good Health & Well-Being 6 Clean Water & Sanitation
Organising Partners
Publisher, Wiley in collaboration with Horizon International

Inviting contributions of articles and case studies to the Horizon International Solutions Site (peer reviewed) at www.solutions-site.org related to books, Water and Sanitation Related Diseases and the Changing Environment....

United States of America New Haven
Number of people taking this action: 250 or more
Inviting contributions of articles and case studies to the Horizon International Solutions Site (peer reviewed) at www.solutions-site.org.
SDGs
6 Clean Water & Sanitation 1 No Poverty 2 Zero Hunger 3 Good Health & Well-Being 7 Affordable & Clean Energy

Announcing the second edition of WASH4All comics series planned for production by MediaBFI, of Nigeria, and Horizon International and other partners, and focuses on Ending open defecation.

Nigeria Evbuotubu
Number of people taking this action: 250 or more
First edition of the WASH4All comic book series by Horizon International and the MediaBFI, is titled “Schoolchildren Battle Malaria and other Diseases.”  It is available for free in digital form and can be downloaded at http://www.solutions-site.org/sites/default/files/WASH%204%20All%201%20090314.pdf Background stories on the Evbuotubu Primary School flooding problems and environmental challenges in the community can be accessed online at: www.solutions-site.org/node/832; http://www.globalfreepress.org/departments/features/3956-the-evbuotubu-crisis. The Second Edition will focus on open defecation.  
SDGs
3 Good Health & Well-Being 6 Clean Water & Sanitation 3 Good Health & Well-Being
Organising Partners
Bfi, Beautiful Feet International (BFI) WinS project

About Horizon International, Yale University

Horizon International works to find and advance solutions in the interconnected areas of health, the environment, population and economic well being, and in recent years, is concentrating on addressing water and sanitation and hygiene (WASH) problems and solutions. At the heart of its WASH efforts are two editions of books, Water and Sanitation Related Diseases and the Changing Environment: Challenges, Interventions and Preventive Measures, a Wiley-Blackwell collaboration with Horizon International, for which Horizon’s head, Janine M. H. Selendy, is Editor. These 2 Editions were written by 75 authorities from the fields of climate change, epidemiology, environmental health, environmental engineering, global health, medicine, medical anthropology, nutrition, population, and public health. The books present an interdisciplinary picture of the conditions responsible for water and sanitation-related diseases, the pathogens, vectors and their biology, morbidity and mortality resulting from lack of safe water and sanitation, distribution of these diseases and the conditions that must be met to reduce or eradicate them.

Horizon’s programs include a solutions site at http://www.solutions-site.org, an oceans website at http://www.magicporthole.org, and international TV programs, many of which can be viewed on YouTube at www.youtube.com/user/jselendy, other educational materials, lectures, conference participation and consultations are means employed to achieve its goals.

Countries We Work in
United States of America
Languages We Work in
English
SDGs We Tackle
6 Clean Water & Sanitation
TYPE
ngo