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Fund title: 2013 EU Health Prize for Journalists Now Open (EU)

Focus of fund/fund aims:

To raise awareness on health issues by showcasing the talents of the best health journalists from across the Member States.

Application deadline:

30th September 2013

Fund description:

The winner receives a cash prize of €6,000, with €4,000 for second place and €2,500 for third place.

Articles submitted to the competition must be published in a journalistic style in reputable publications (academic papers are not accepted). The article must have been published in print or online media in an EU Member State (including Croatia) between 1 August 2012 and 30 September 2013. In addition, the article must relate to one of the following 12 health topics:

  • Cross-border healthcare
  • Rare diseases
  • Health workforce
  • Patient safety and hospital acquired infections
  • Organ donation and transplantation
  • Chronic diseases: cancer, cardiovascular diseases and/or diabetes
  • Vaccination (flu vaccination and/or childhood vaccination)
  • Prudent use of antibiotics
  • Ageing and dementias
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Active and healthy ageing
  • Health determinants: tobacco, alcohol and/or nutrition & physical activity

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