Merck Foundation “MASK UP WITH CARE” Media Recognition Awards

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Merck Foundation “MASK UP WITH CARE” Media Recognition Awards 2021 have been announced in partnership with African First Ladies for Journalists from African Countries to Raise awareness on how to adapt best protection measures such as wearing your masks to show you care and love your family & community;  to encourage your community to choose to vaccinate when it is available and to sensitize them to support healthcare workers who are at the forefront of COVID 19 pandemic.

Theme: Raise awareness on how to adapt best protection measures such as wearing your masks to show you care and love your family & community;  to encourage your community to choose to vaccinate when it is available and to sensitize them to support healthcare workers who are at the forefront of COVID 19 pandemic.

Most creative and influential media work addressing the theme on a regular basis will be eligible to win the awards.

Submission by: 30th SEPTEMEBER 2021

Who can apply: Journalists from Print, Radio, Online, and Multimedia platforms from below groups:

1) Southern African Countries
2) West African Countries
3) East African Countries
4) African French Speaking Countries
5) African Portuguese Speaking Countries

6) Latin American Countries
7) Asian Countries

How to Apply: Entries can be submitted via email to: submit@merck-foundation.com  

 

*The Subject line of the mail should mention: Merck Foundation “MASK UP WITH CARE” Media Recognition Awards 2021
Please specify your Name, Country, Category of Application, and Contact details in the mail.

Sending multiple applications will increase the chances of winning the award.

-    The selection committee may decide to grant awards to more winners for each category based on the number and quality of applications received.
-    Submissions should be published and available in the public domain in order to be eligible.
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Winners will be notified personally via email, followed by a press release for public announcement and on the Merck Foundation and partners website and social media channels by the end of October 2021.

“MASK UP WITH CARE” Media Recognition Awards Committee:
The committee is formed to select the winners in an unbiased manner, based on evaluating the quality of information included to sensitize the communities about how to adapt best protection measures such as wearing your masks to show you care and love your family & community; to encourage your community to choose to vaccinate when it is available and to sensitize them to support healthcare workers who are at the forefront of COVID 19 pandemic

Selection Committee:

Chaired by:
Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej
CEO of Merck Foundation

Members:
Leonard Saika
Merck Foundation Program Senior Director

Mehak Handa
Merck Foundation Communication Manager

Kanaga Janani Chandrasekaran
Merck Foundation Community Awareness Manager

Linda Aryeetey
Merck Foundation Communication and Community Awareness Manager

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En partenariat avec S.E. DENISE NYAKERU TSHISEKEDI, La Première Dame de la République Démocratique du Congo

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En partenariat avec Media Trust Board, Mauritius

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Em parceria com S.Exa. Sra. ISAURA FERRÃO NYUSI, Primeira Dama da República de Moçambique 

 

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