Have you heard of the WHO Regional Office for Africa Antimicrobial Resistance Media Awards 2023? The World Health Organisation Regional Office for Africa is excited to announce the call for submission for the first Regional AMR Champion Journalist and Media House Awards organized jointly by quadripartite (UNEP, FAO, WHO, WOAH) and the African Union.
These prestigious awards aim to honor exceptional contributions in raising awareness about Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) and promoting responsible journalism within this field.
Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) poses a significant global health threat, with effective communication playing a crucial role in combating this issue. The Regional AMR Champion Journalist and Media House Awards aim to recognize journalists and media organizations that have exhibited distinction in their reporting, investigative journalism, storytelling, and advocacy efforts about AMR.
- Regional AMR Champion Journalist Award: This prestigious award celebrates journalists who have made exceptional contributions to the field of AMR journalism. Through their innovative investigative reports, engaging feature stories, insightful opinion pieces, or other captivating forms of media.
- Regional AMR Champion Media House Award: This award recognizes media organizations that have demonstrated steadfast dedication to covering AMR-related subjects. Advocating for responsible reporting, and fostering public awareness about AMR through their collective initiatives.
Benefits Of WHO Regional Office for Africa Antimicrobial Resistance Media Awards
Moreover, below are the WHO Regional Office for Africa Antimicrobial Resistance Media Awards 2023
- All winners will be awarded a specially crafted trophy or plaque representing the collaboration. Between the Quadripartite (FAO, UNEP, WOAH, WHO) and the African Union. They will also receive a monetary prize as part of their recognition.
- Furthermore, the winners will be allowed to exhibit their work during the physical commemoration of the 2023 World AMR Awareness Week. Which will take place in Harare, Zimbabwe, from November 18 to 24th, 2023. All costs associated with this trip will be completely taken care of.
Follow the steps below:
- The award is open to Journalists and media organizations (including private/commercial radio, community radio, television, print media, and online media) operating within the African region are eligible.
- Entries must have been published or broadcast between January 1, 2022, and September 30, 2023.
- Submissions can include various media formats such as articles, news reports, TV or radio segments, documentaries, podcasts, or online multimedia content.
The submission requirements are as follows:
- Press cuttings or Jpegs should be A4 in size.
- Slide show images should include videos and images that represent your entry. These will not be used for judging but may be included in a slide show presentation during the awards ceremony to inform the audience about the entries.
- The deadline for entry submissions is October 30, 2023, at 2 PM GMT.
- Any entries submitted after the specified date and time will not be deemed valid. The deadline is non-negotiable and must be adhered to.
The judges will be evaluating the entries based on the following criteria:
- Analytical reporting
- Use of factual information in reporting
- The impact of the reporting, including whether it sparked discussion or debate
- Any policy action or improvement in service resulting from the reporting
- The entry should demonstrate independence, impartiality, coherence, simplicity, clarity, and a well-developed plot.
- The article or program should also adhere to ethical standards.
How to Apply for WHO Regional Office for Africa Antimicrobial Resistance Media Awards 2023
To participate in the AMR Champion Journalist Award or AMR Media House Award, please follow these steps:
- Access the official entry form which is attached for your convenience.
- Complete the entry form by providing the requested information.
- Include a brief description of the submitted work, including its title, date of publication/broadcast, and a summary explaining how it has contributed to raising awareness about AMR.
- Submit the completed entry form and any supporting materials via the email address provided
- In the subject line of your email, please include either “AMR Champion Journalist Award” or “AMR Media House Award” to ensure proper categorization.
- The deadline for submission is October 20, 2023.
For more information visit the official website.
October 20, 2023.
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