CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: 6th Annual Virtual Conference on Menstrual Hygiene Management in Schools

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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: 6th Annual Virtual Conference on Menstrual Hygiene Management in Schools

6th Annual Virtual Conference on Menstrual Hygiene Management in Schools
Co-hosted by UNICEF and Columbia University

Streaming live from the Water & Health Conference at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill on 17 October 2017

Call for Abstracts by 21 July 2017

The 6th Annual Virtual Conference on Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) in Schools, co-hosted by Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health and UNICEF, provides an opportunity to share the latest research and programming from around the world. For the first time ever, the virtual conference will be hosted at the Water & Health Conference at the University of North Carolina.

The virtual conference is expected to bring together online over 1,000 participants from around the world.

This year’s theme, “MHM and WASH: Supporting a gender-responsive learning environment,” aims to highlight national examples of supportive WASH in schools enabling environments that ensure that schools are ready for girls. The conference will continue to fill in the gaps in the existing knowledge and advocacy around this important issue, focusing on the five priorities identified for transforming MHM in schools by 2024.

Please submit an abstract by 21 July 2017 to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The email submission MUST include the following information:

Contact: Name of contact person at submitting organization
Abstract: Maximum 500 word abstract detailing the content of your proposed presentation
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Name of presenter, organization, country
Category of content (research, program, advocacy, or combination)
Relevant MHM in Ten priority
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Selected participants will be notified by 28 July 2017.

Brooke Yamakoshi
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Re: CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: 6th Annual Virtual Conference on Menstrual Hygiene Management in Schools

Dear Brooke,
I am interested in submitting a paper on "Menstrual Hygiene Practices among Disabled and Physically Challenged in school for impaired in Enugu and Ebonyi State Nigeria".

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Re: CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: 6th Annual Virtual Conference on Menstrual Hygiene Management in Schools

Probably will add methods of disposal of sanitary materials in school

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Re: CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: 6th Annual Virtual Conference on Menstrual Hygiene Management in Schools

Hi Danny, great to hear of this interesting work, please submit before 21 July to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. thanks! Brooke

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Re: CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: 6th Annual Virtual Conference on Menstrual Hygiene Management in Schools

Submit by the deadline of 21 July 2017!

The 6th Annual Virtual Conference on Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) in Schools, co-hosted by Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health and UNICEF, provides an opportunity to share the latest research and programming from around the world. The virtual conference is expected to bring together online over 1,000 participants from around the world.

For the first time ever, the virtual conference will be streaming live from the Water Institute at the University of North Carolina’s annual Water & Health Conference! Registration instructions to follow.

This year’s theme, MHM and WASH: Supporting a gender-responsive learning environment, aims to highlight national examples of supportive WASH in schools enabling environments that ensure that schools are ready for girls. The conference will focus on the five priorities identified for transforming MHM in schools by 2024.

Submit an abstract by 21 July 2017 to
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

* Abstracts should contain:
* Title
* Name of presenter, organization, country
* Maximum 500 word description of your proposed presentation or poster
* Relevant MHM in Ten priority

Brooke Yamakoshi
WASH Specialist, Programme Division
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Re: CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: 6th Annual Virtual Conference on Menstrual Hygiene Management in Schools

Dear Brooke,
Apologies, I just submitted the abstract this very moment. Please find attached on the provided e-mail.
Thanks
Danny

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