28 Apr 2018

Competitions Photoshare: The Knowledge for Health International Photo Contest

Johns Hopkins Center for Communication ProgramsBaltimore, Maryland, United States

Opportunity Description

International Deadline: June 5, 2018 – The Knowledge for Health (K4Health) Project is pleased to present the 2018 Annual Photoshare Photo Contest, which recognizes amateur and professional photographers who contribute photos for nonprofit and educational use.

The contest has a top prize of US$1,000; the deadline for entries is June 5th, 2018.

The Annual Photoshare Photo Contest has become an international standard for recognizing photographers who contribute their work to freely-available editorial collections like Photoshare, which houses over 30,000 global health and development images. This year, Photoshare has continued its partnership with Girls’ Globe to sponsor a Sexual and Reproductive Health category. Winners in this featured category will be recognized with a social-media-powered prize, the Photoshare People’s Choice Award. In addition, Photoshare continues its long- standing partnership with HIFA (Healthcare Information For All) on the Healthcare Providers category, which focuses on the critical role of health care information and health workers and is recognized with the HIFA Photo Award.

The 2018 Annual Photoshare Photo Contest is supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through K4Health, a USAID-funded project led by the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP) in partnership with FHI 360, IntraHealth International and Management Sciences for Health (MSH). Girls’ Globe and HIFA provide additional contest support.

Any individual or organization, with the exception of contest judges, is welcome to participate (including both amateur and professional photographers).

Photoshare encourages those who are interested in our mission to participate in the contest. The contest prizes provide a great incentive for those who would like to share their photos but have trouble finding the time.

Photoshare encourages those who are interested in our mission to participate in the contest. The contest prizes provide a great incentive for those who would like to share their photos but have trouble finding the time. The contest awards cash prizes to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners. Participants submitting entries to the featured Sexual and Reproductive Health category are also eligible for the Photoshare People’s Choice Award, presented by Girls’ Globe. Entries in the Healthcare Providers category are also eligible for an additional cash prize, the HIFA-sponsored Photography Award.

This year’s contest features 11 categories and two awards covering a broad range of global public health and development topics:

• Sexual and Reproductive Health
• Healthcare Providers
• Family Planning
• Malaria
• Environment
• Agriculture and Economic Development
• Democracy and Governance
• Humanitarian and Disaster Relief
• mHealth and Communications Technology
• Global Health and Human Interest (open subject)

Enter submissions through Photoshare’s online photo submission form.

Winners Announced: July 15th, 2018

About Johns Hopkins Center for Communication:
The Johns Hopkins Center for Communication combines the art and science of strategic communication to help people around the world make better health choices for themselves, their families and their communities.

About Photoshare:
Developed exclusively for nonprofit and educational use, Photoshare is a free editorial collection of more than 30,000 captioned global health and development photos. Photoshare is maintained by the Knowledge for Health Project with support from USAID and is led by the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs.

About HIFA
Healthcare Information For All is a growing professional global health network working in collaboration with the World Health Organization and supported by more than 260 health and development organizations worldwide. HIFA has more than 15,000 health workers, librarians, publishers, researchers and policymakers, committed to accelerate progress towards the HIFA Vision: a world where every person has access to the health care information they need to protect their own health and the health of others. One third of members are based in Africa, one third in Europe, and one third in the rest of the world. HIFA members represent more than 2500 organizations across 175 countries worldwide and interact on five global email discussion forums (HIFA Global Forums) in three languages (English, French, Portuguese).

** top image copyright by Eric Bond (12th Annual Photoshare Photo Contest Best of Show)

Opp Categories: Photography Only. Opp Types: Competitions. Opp Tags: $0 Entry/Application Fee, Deadlines 05 May thru June, and Open to Artists Worldwide. Income: *No Application Fee, Cash or Value Awards, and Exhibition – Group. Opportunity expires in Endless.

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