The 11th Annual Photoshare Photo Contest – an international standard for recognizing amateur and professional photographers that share photos for health care, charitable and educational use have been announced.
Photoshare’s 11th Annual Photo Contest features the HIFA (Healthcare Information For All) Photography Award, spotlighting the critical role of Healthcare Providers. The contest leverages HIFA as a key partner to further expand Photoshare’s reach and impact among health professionals working to improve the availability and use of healthcare information in developing countries.
In addition to cash prizes awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners, participants submitting entries to the featured Healthcare Providers category are also eligible for an additional cash prize, the HIFA Photography Award, sponsored by Healthcare Information For All. Best of Show images will be selected based on topic relevancy and technical execution by a panel of independent judges. Contest winners and finalist will be showcased on Photoshare and hosted on a number of other medium-to-high-impact virtual venues.
In addition, this year continues the Photoshare award series for Global Families, a category which focuses an important component of healthy, prosperous families in countries around the world. The year’s focus will be on Parents and Households–images of couples and caregivers with their children, including photos of homes and family life that highlight the importance of healthy families and local development initiatives.
This year’s contest features 10 categories and 1 topic series award covering a broad range of global public health and development topics.
Contest categories include:
You can enter the contest here.
Entries are accepted through Photoshare’s Upload Photos submission form and be certain to select the appropriate contest category for each submission.
The 11th Annual 2015 Photoshare Photo Contest is brought to you by the Knowledge for Health (K4Health) Project, a USAID funded project at Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP), in partnership with FHI 360, IntraHealth International, Management Sciences for Health (MSH), and HIFA (Healthcare Information For All), a global campaign administered by the Global Healthcare Information Network.
Kobby Blay is the chief health editor at Ghanahealthnest.com. A professional practicing nurse with specialty in mental health and focus for health communications, public health, medical/documentary photography, ICT and systems perspective for health improvement.