Special Awards

Special Awards

The award is open to companies, organizations and individuals who have contributed (an entire body of work, not just a single achievement) over and above the call of duty. Through their career and the organisation’s history, their impact, inputs and investments must have led to the development of the health sector.

The award is open to individuals who: 

  1. Must have contributed throughout their life time to the development of the health sector.
  2. Must be above 65 years of age.
  3. Must have a consistent history of contributing (as an entire body of work, not just a single achievement) over and above the call of duty throughout their career.
  4. Must have an exceptional contribution to the profession and development of medicine and its science in Nigeria.
  5. A significant impact being made on Regulatory Affairs and policy formulation in the healthcare sector.
Criteria

A. Consistency

How has the individual made a consistent contribution to the profession, not just in performing their job function but over and above the expected call of duty?

B. Quality

Demonstrate how the contribution of the individual has been of truly high quality which has enhanced the practice of medicine and its allied field in general.

C. Achievements

Catalogue the achievements of the individual throughout their career as completely as possible.

D. Contribution

Explain the nature and extent of contribution to the profession as a whole.

E. Impact

Detail the individual’s impact of the achievements that have had a reach or longevity greater than are expected?

Please give examples.

The award is open to individuals who:

  1. Must have contributed throughout their life time to the development of the health sector.
  2. Must have a consistent history of contribution (meant for an entire body of work, not just a single achievement) over and above the call of duty throughout their career.
  3. Must have an exceptional contribution to the profession and development of medicine and its science in Nigeria.
  4. A significant impact being made on Regulatory Affairs and policy formulation in the healthcare sector.
  5. Moreover, if the person or organisation’s outstanding and excellence contribution to the advance of healthcare in Nigeria were not provided for in the NHEA advertised categories for the year in focus.

 

 Criteria

A. Consistency.

How has the individual made a consistent contribution to the profession, not just in performing their job function but over and above the expected call of duty?

B. Quality

Demonstrate how the contribution of the individual / organization has been of truly high quality which has enhanced the practice of medicine and its allied field in general.

C. Achievements.

Catalogue the achievements of the individual throughout their career as completely as possible.

D. Contribution.

Explain the nature and extent of contribution to the profession as a whole.

E. Impact.

Detail the individual’s impact of the achievements that have had a reach or longevity greater than is be expected?

Please give examples.

Open to banks and financial institutions that are currently operating in Nigeria.

 
Criteria

The award is given to financial institutions that have created an inclusive business model that has led to the creation of sustainable, commercially-successful healthcare business entities that have expanded the access to healthcare service delivery in Nigeria.

Open to media organizations in Nigeria. It recognizes outstanding contributions to healthcare media through print channels such as Healthcare Magazines, Journals, Daily newspapers with health subsections.

This award honors media organizations / programmes that excel in creating and disseminating impactful healthcare content.

 

Criteria

Eligibility Criteria:

 

  1. Content Quality:

   - High production standards, clarity, accuracy, and professionalism.

   - Engaging, informative, and accessible content.

 

  1. Impact and Reach:

   - Significant audience impact, and social media engagement.

   - Influence on public understanding and behavior regarding healthcare.

 

  1. Innovation and Creativity:

   - Innovative approaches and creative storytelling techniques.

   - Presentation of complex healthcare information in an engaging manner.

 

  1. Relevance and Timeliness:

   - Addressing current and relevant healthcare issues.

   - Providing timely information that contributes to public discourse.

 

  1. Accuracy and Credibility:

   - Well-researched, accurate information from credible sources.

   - Upholding journalistic integrity and ethics.

 

  1. Educational Value:

   - Valuable educational insights that increase audience knowledge of healthcare topics.

   - Promotion of public health, patient safety, and well-being.

 

  1. Engagement with Healthcare Professionals:

   - Incorporating expert opinions and collaborations with healthcare professionals.

   - Enhancing credibility and depth of content.

 

  1. Audience Feedback:

  - Positive feedback from the readers, including testimonials and social media comments.

 

  1. Consistency and Longevity:

   - Consistent track record of high-quality healthcare media content.

   - Sustained effort in healthcare communication.

 

  1. Contribution to Healthcare Awareness:

    - Significant contribution to raising awareness and promoting healthy behaviours.

    - Print content leading to positive change or action in the healthcare community.

 

The Healthcare Media Excellence Award – Print celebrates organisations/ programmes that exceled the previous year using print media to enhance public understanding and engagement with healthcare, contributing to a healthier and more informed society.

This award recognizes outstanding contributions in healthcare media through electronic channels such as television, radio, online videos, and podcasts. This award honours media organizations/programmes that excel in creating and disseminating impactful healthcare content.

 

Eligibility Criteria:

 

  1. Content Quality:

   - High production standards, clarity, accuracy, and professionalism.

   - Engaging, informative, and accessible content.

 

  1. Impact and Reach:

   - Significant audience impact, evidenced by viewership or listenership metrics and social media engagement.

   - Influence on public understanding and behaviour regarding healthcare.

 

  1. Innovation and Creativity:

   - Innovative approaches and creative storytelling techniques.

   - Presentation of complex healthcare information in an engaging manner.

 

  1. Relevance and Timeliness:

   - Addressing current and relevant healthcare issues.

   - Providing timely information that contributes to public discourse.

 

  1. Accuracy and Credibility:

   - Well-researched, accurate information from credible sources.

   - Upholding journalistic integrity and ethics.

 

  1. Educational Value:

   - Valuable educational insights that increase audience knowledge of healthcare topics.

   - Promotion of public health, patient safety, and well-being.

 

  1. Engagement with Healthcare Professionals:

   - Incorporating expert opinions and collaborations with healthcare professionals.

   - Enhancing credibility and depth of content.

 

  1. Audience Feedback:

   - Positive feedback from the audience, including testimonials and social media comments.

 

  1. Consistency and Longevity:

   - Consistent track record of high-quality healthcare media content.

   - Sustained effort in healthcare communication.

 

  1. Contribution to Healthcare Awareness:

    - Significant contribution to raising awareness and promoting healthy behaviours.

    - Media content leading to positive change or action in the healthcare community.

 

The Healthcare Media Excellence Award – Electronic celebrates organisations/program es that exceled the previous year using electronic media to enhance public understanding and engagement with healthcare, contributing to a healthier and more informed society.

Criteria

Nigeria Health Watch Prevent Epidemics Journalism Award

  1. Epidemic Preparedness and Response to disease outbreaks in Nigeria.
  2. Community Awareness: improve community awareness on infectious diseases while itemizing roles of citizens and actors in epidemic preparedness and response.
  3. Budget and Funding: Stories that reflect the amount of funding available for health/epidemic preparedness and response, funding gaps and appropriate next steps.

 

A. Print News:

Length of submission:

  1. Written articles with a minimum of 650 words published in print format/platform

B. Online News:

Length of submission:

  1. Written articles with a minimum of 650 words, videos of a minimum of 1 minute 30 seconds in length published on online media platform.

C. Radio:

Length of submission:

  1. Radio show - 5 minutes or longer

D. Television:

Length of submission:

  1. TV show/Media Report - 3 minutes or longer.

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