PACFaH 2017 Health Budget Monitor Media Challenge for Journalists

Application Deadline: March 15th 2017

  • Are you passionate about Nigeria’s Health Sector? Are you a Journalist, Radio/Television Reporter or Presenter, Social Media blogger?
The Partnership for Advocacy in Child and Family Health (PACFaH) Project of Nigeria, NGO coalition invite you to join the on-going conversation on the 2017 annual health budget.
Lend your voice to the conversation by publishing and/or broadcasting factual, evidence based, analytical stories on the health budget as a whole and/or the budgets for nutrition, routine immunization, family planning and for pneumonia/diarrhoea.
In addition please upload .JPG file of your article or .MP3 of your audio recording or .MP4 of your video recording to Pacfahhealthbudgetchallenge.com on or before 15th March 2017 for verification.
The Challenge is scheduled to end on 15th March 2017 and the award ceremony will be held on 14th April 2017 to celebrate the winners.
The best entries will be awarded cash prizes as well as support to attend training programs and conferences. Cash prizes include – 1st prize – N200,000; 2nd Prize -N100,000; and 3rd Prize – N75,000.
Stories must be factual and address issues concerning the adequacy of the 2017 national health budget as well as the adequacy of health budget for the states – Bauchi, Kano, Kaduna, Niger, Nassarawa, Oyo and Lagos.
HOW TO PARTICIPATE IN ANY OF THE CATEGORIES
1. Printed Articles in Newspaper (English and Indigenous)
Interested media persons will draft, share and publicize their own content such as Newspaper articles.
Media channels for participation in the challenge; National and State Newspapers (English and Indigenous)
Participants will then upload an evidence of execution by sharing their scanned content in .JPG format on the submission portal.
2. Online Articles (Editorials)
Interested media persons will draft, share and publicize their own content articles on a credible online news websites, blogs etc and share content with PACFaH social media channels (Twitter and Facebook).
Participants will then share an evidence of execution by uploading their scanned content in .JPG format on the PACFaH submission portal.
3. National and State Radio Stations (English and Indigenous)
Develop content for radio in English and/or local dialect of that state
Participants will then share an evidence of execution by uploading their audio content in .MP3 format on the PACFaH submission portal.
4. National and State TV Stations (English and indigenous)
Develop content for TV in English and/or local dialect of that state
Participants will then share a 5mins extract of their work by uploading video content in .MP4 format on the PACFaH submission portal.
5. Social Media Influencers
Interested persons will draft, share and publicize their own creative campaigns with their social media accounts and tag PACFaH Social Media handles in your campaigns.
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