Any journalists wishing to win a prize for writing on a health related topic read on. This is an email I received earlier today. Best of luck!
For all journalists writing on health (even occasionally)
Working at the European Commission, I would like to inform you a new EU Health Prize for Journalists with deadline : 15th of June 2009
The articles published in newspapers or online, each journalist can submit until 3 articles (there will a competition in each of the 27 countries of European Union and an european competition with all national winners.
The articles should be focused on one (or several) of the 10 topics of the campaign “Europe for Patients”:
patients’ rights in cross-border health care, patient safety, rare diseases, organ donation and transplantation, cancer, health workforce, flu and childhood vaccination, mental health and prudent use of antibiotics.
To send your article online or for some information in english or in all other european languages : http://ec.europa.eu/health-eu/europe_for_patients/index_en.htm
Here a link to the first Press release (Launch of the prize from the EU Commissar in February 2009 : http://europa.eu/rapid/pressReleasesAction.do?reference=IP/09/272&format=HTML&aged=0&language=EN&guiLanguage=en
Hélène Le Borgne
SANCO C – European Commission
Tel: + 352 43 01 32827