Application Due Date: October 7, 2018.

The Global Health Reporting Contest has actually increased the quality and amount of health protection on 4 continents by using reporters specialized training and access to leading professionals.

Because 2014, contest entrants have actually produced more than 823 stories mainly on maternal and child-health problems, reaching a combined audience of a minimum of 800 million readers, audiences and web visitors. To this day, the program has actually acknowledged 16 exceptional reporters for protection that has actually assisted people in their neighborhoods.

The contest develops on its early successes by more establishing regional networks of leading health press reporters in Brazil, China, India, Russia and sub-Saharan Africa.

Reporters in these nations have the chance to take part in a 12- day research study trip in the United States. They likewise get prize money as part of local competitors to acknowledge top quality protection of maternal and kid health, along with other immediate health matters such as illness and vaccinations. 6 winners will be chosen for the program in 2018.

Johnson & Johnson sponsors the Global Health Reporting Contest.

Use to the Contest

To get approved for the contest, stories need to concentrate on crucial health subjects in the reporters’ areas and released, transmitted, or published online in Brazil, China, India, Russia, or sub-Saharan Africa in between Monday, January First, 2018 and Sunday, October 7th, 2018. The due date for sending stories is Sunday, October 7th,2018 Applicants can use here

Contest subjects might consist of (however are not restricted to):

• Minimizing maternal, baby and kid death;-LRB- ***************) • Minimizing illness transmission from mom to kid;-LRB- ***************) • Avoiding poor nutrition;-LRB- ***************) • Improving shipment of care and facilities for maternal and kid health;-LRB- ***************) • Reactions to the Ebola epidemic;-LRB- ***************) • Ingenious methods to shipment of vaccines.

Reporters from each nation need to be utilized by print, broadcast, or online media in order to certify. The contest is likewise available to associated freelance reporters with a letter verifying their work by an editor. Sent work needs to have appeared in a media outlet based in each area or dispersed generally in the area. Submissions will be accepted in English, French (Africa), Hindi (India), Mandarin/Cantonese (China), Portuguese (Brazil), Russian (Russia). Submissions in other languages need to consist of an English translation. Candidates might send more than one entry.

To Learn More:

Go To the Authorities Website of the ICFJ Global Health Reporting Contest 2018

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