Nominations for 2020 Elimination Champions Open May 1st-June 5th

Nominations for 2020 Elimination Champions Open May 1st-June 5th

Coalition for Global Hepatitis Elimination

The Coalition is calling for nomination of Local Hepatitis Elimination Champions! We want to recognize and celebrate the remarkable contributions individuals have made towards improved political commitment, policies and programs that expand access to interventions and accelerate progress towards hepatitis elimination, especially in areas with limited resources. See last year's champions here: https://www.globalhep.org/champions

Nominations open on May 1st and close on June 5th.  Winners are announced on World Hepatitis Day, July 28, 2020.

Fill out the nomination form here: https://app.smartsheet.com/b/form/4b61e6790cdd4dbbb9b9d13237d9f4eb

Criteria for nomination:

  • Nominees direct actions have resulted in substantive and demonstrable improvements in hepatitis prevention, testing, care and treatment.   

  • Areas of work are wide-ranging and include public awareness, political mobilization, planning and policy development, financing, service delivery and technological innovations

  • As the ultimate goal of disease elimination is health equity, particular emphasis will be given to nominees that expand  access to interventions and accelerate progress towards elimination for marginalized populations and those working in low/middle income countries 

  • Nominees may self-nominate

  • Nominees may be from any sector but must have at least 3 years of work related to hepatitis

  • Nomination forms missing required information will not be considered.

Who is not eligible:

  • Current staff, consultants, or interns at CGHE

  • Current staff at the Task Force for Global Health

  • Any previous champion

Judging:

A panel of judges  from the hepatitis community will score the nominations

Award:

This award is honorary and recipients will be presented with a plaque recognizing their efforts and highlighted on CGHE’s website. The Coalition will work to bring international, national and local attention to their work and organization. The Coalition will prepare media releases regarding the awardees and their organization, and will work with awardee to send to media outlets in their communities/countries.