Now Accepting Nominations for 2021 Elimination Champions

Now Accepting Nominations for 2021 Elimination Champions

 

Elimination Champions

The Coalition is now accepting nominations for 2021 Hepatitis Elimination Champions! Winners will be announced on World Hepatitis Day: July, 28th, 2021.

We hope to recognize the efforts and services of extraordinary individuals that have played a role in improving political commitment, policies and programs that expand access to interventions and accelerate progress towards hepatitis elimination, especially in areas with limited resources. To read on past recipients, click here!

Note, given the tremendous challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, additional emphasis will be given to nominees who were instrumental in maintaining or resuming hepatitis prevention, testing, or treatment services during the pandemic.

To nominate an individual, fill out this form

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 

  • Additional emphasis will be given to nominees who were instrumental in maintaining or resuming hepatitis prevention, testing, or treatment services during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • 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 judge from the hepatitis community, including previous Champions, will score the nominations.

Award:

This award is honorary and recipients will be presented with a certificate 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. 

See more about nominations

See previous Elimination Champions