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Applications Open for ICFJ’s Global Health Reporting Contest 2017!

Deadline: 31 July 2017

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) is seeking applications for its competition entitled “Global Health Reporting Contest 2017” to recognize the best media coverage of maternal health, child health, and other urgent health issues.

The Johnson & Johnson Global Health Reporting Contest, one of ICFJ’s flagship programs, has increased the quality and quantity of news coverage on key health issues in targeted countries and regions across the globe.

ICFJ’s 2017 Global Health Reporting Contest seeks to continue building on the program’s previous years’ successes by catalyzing local networks of leading health reporters in Brazil, China, India, Russia, and sub-Saharan Africa.

Journalists in the targeted countries have the opportunity to participate in a 12-day study tour in the United States and 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.

Contest Topics

  • 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.

Eligibility Criteria

  • 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.
  • 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/Cantonese (China), Portuguese (Brazil), Russian (Russia).
  • Submissions in other languages must include an English translation.
  • Applicants may submit more than one entry.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online via given website.

Eligible Countries: Brazil, China, India, Russia, Angola, Burundi, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Gabon, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Sao Tome and Principe, the Seychelles, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan or Zimbabwe.

For more information, please visit Global Health Reporting Contest.

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