You're a journalist and you're interested in Health issues ?
... Be a winner in the EU Health Prize for Journalists 2011! As part of its "Europe for Patients" campaign, the European Commission has launched a prize to stimulate and reward high-quality journalism that raises awareness of healthcare and patients' rights issues. Back in Autumn 2010, cafebabel.com also published a dossier about Health in Europe.
And we support this new occasion to work on this huge issue...
Journalists are invited to submit articles that have appeared in print or on-line publications between 07.19.2010 and 07.24.2011. The final date to submit your entry is 07.24.2011.
A national finalist for each EU country will be nominated by a national jury composed of journalists and public health experts and chaired by the European Commission. The national finalists will then compete for the EU level prizes: 6 000 € for the winner, 2 500 € for the second prize and 1 500 € for the third prize. In addition to these 3 prizes, a special prize of 3 000 € will be awarded to the best article on 'smoking cessation'.
All national finalists will be invited to Brussels for a media seminar on EU health issues followed by a prestigious award ceremony hosted by the EU Health Commissioner John Dalli.
To participate and for more information please visit the website