Household Water Security Scale: Ag2Nut webinar co-hosted with ANH Academy
byAnna Herforth
Webinar or Seminar
| Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, Public Health, Environment
Date and Time
From: 13 March 2019, 15:00
To: 13 March 2019, 16:00
Country: United Kingdom
Street: Virtual - time indicated in BST (London)
Open Full Event


The 2019 World Economic Forum report estimates that 9 of the 10 worst global risks are linked to water, but measurement of water insecurity is still in its early days. Dr. Sera Young will introduce the development and use of the Household Water Insecurity Experiences (HWISE) scale, the first cross-culturally equivalent way of measuring household water insecurity ( We will discuss the opportunities that the use of this short, 12-item module has for research and policy.
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• Sera Young - @ProfSeraYoung
• ANH Academy -  @IMMANA_res

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The webinar will last 60 minutes, beginning with a presentation and including a discussion/Q&A session moderated by Dr. Anna Herforth


Household Water Security Scale (HWISE) webinar video 

I know how stressful it is to lack water!’ Exploring the lived experiences of household water insecurity among pregnant and postpartum women in western Kenya
Development and validation protocol for an instrument to measure household water insecurity across cultures and ecologies: the Household Water InSecurity Experiences (HWISE) Scale
Progress in household waterinsecurity metrics: a cross-disciplinary approach

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