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Global Health Reporting Contest 2018 @ International Center for Journalists [Nov 26-Dec 7]: Apply by Oct 7

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About the Contest

The Global Health Reporting Contest builds on its early successes by further developing local networks of leading health reporters in Brazil, China, India, Russia and sub-Saharan Africa.

Journalists in these countries have the opportunity to participate in a 12-day study tour in the United States. They also receive cash prizes as part of regional competitions to recognize high-quality coverage of maternal and child health, as well as other urgent health matters such as diseases and vaccinations. Six winners will be selected for the program in 2018.

Eligibility
  • Journalists from each country must be employed by print, broadcast, or online media in order to qualify.
  • The contest is also open to affiliated freelance journalists with a letter confirming their work by an editor.
Theme
  • Reducing maternal, infant and child mortality
  • Reducing disease transmission from mother to child
  • Preventing malnutrition
  • Improving delivery of care and infrastructure for maternal and child health
  • Responses to the Ebola epidemic
  • Innovative approaches to delivery of vaccines
How to Apply

The online applications for the contest can be made here.

Submission Guidelines
  • To qualify for the contest, stories must focus on key health topics in the journalists’ regions and published, broadcasted, or posted online in Brazil, China, India, Russia, or sub-Saharan Africa between 1 January 2018 and 7 October 2018.
  • Submitted work must have appeared in a media outlet based in each region or distributed mainly in the region.
  • Submissions will be accepted in English, French (Africa), Hindi (India), Mandarin or Cantonese (China), Portuguese (Brazil) and Russian (Russia). Submissions in other languages must include an English translation.
  • Applicants may submit more than one entry.
Deadline

The last date to apply for the contest is 7 October 2018.

Contact

Emily Schult
Deputy Vice President, Programs
Email: eschult@icfj.org

For further information about the contest, visit the official website.

 

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