Eligibility and Criteria

Eligibility and Criteria

This prestigious award goes to a professional or leader who has made contributions of outstanding significance to Uganda’s health sector throughout the course of their professional service or tenure.

Eligibility
Entries are open to professionals in both the public and private sectors.

Entry Guidelines

  • Brief biography and MUST be over 50 years of age.
  • The outstanding contributions that the nominated individual has made.
  • Impact of their contributions on society.

This award celebrates a public health facility with excellent customer service, staff availability, cleanliness, good record keeping, time keeping by staff and innovative leadership.

Eligibility
Entries are open to public hospitals, health centers, and related health facilities.

Entry Guidelines

  • Brief introduction of facility
  • Evidence of excellence in areas of customer care, record keeping
  • Share their culture
  • Patient care
  • Patient satisfaction

This award celebrates private health facilities with excellent patient service.

Eligibility
Entries are open to private health facilities, hospitals, and clinics.

Entry Guidelines

  • Brief introduction
  • Patient centric- approach
  • Focused leadership
  • Use of technology
  • Transparent pricing
  • Coordinated Care

This award celebrates mission/faith health facilities with excellent patient service and making profound contribution to the health sector.

Eligibility
Entries are open to Mission/Faith founded health facilities across Uganda.

Entry Guidelines

  • Brief introduction
  • Patient centric- approach
  • Focused leadership
  • Use of technology
  • Transparent pricing
  • Coordinated care
  • Compliance to regulation

This award celebrates an innovative initiative geared towards improving maternal and child health by addressing the major causes of maternal and child mortality.

Eligibility

Entries are open to health facilities, government agencies, and individuals, NGOs, private companies or any entities working in this area.

Entry Guidelines

  • Brief introduction.
  • Clearly defined goals and objectives.
  • Strategic plan.
  • Women engagement and empowerment.
  • Results/outcome.
  • Evidence of traction, impact and sustainability.
  • State the duration of the initiative (Start date, end date or ongoing).

The award honors health facilities, companies, public and private institutions with sustainable innovative projects aimed at improving efficiency and quality in service delivery.

Eligibility

Entries are open to all public, private and faith-based health facilities and companies in Uganda.

Entry Guidelines

  • Brief description of the project.
  • Clearly defined project objectives.
  • The beneficiaries.
  • Strategies used to achieve the objectives.
  • Project’s achievements and contributions to the community.
  • Evidence of project sustainability.
  • Impact on healthcare.
  • State the project start date, end date or whether ongoing.

This award is for an outstanding healthcare research or practical project by a student or group of students.

Eligibility

Entries are open to students in colleges and universities to acknowledge, encourage and promote innovation and positive achievements by young people in training.

Entry Guidelines

  • Brief description of the project.
  • Clearly defined project objectives.
  • Strategies used to achieve the objectives.
  • Outcome of the project.
  • Support materials if necessary.
  • State the project start date, end date or whether ongoing.

This award is for the innovative use of Information Technology to improve patient care.

Eligibility

Entries are open to individuals and organizations in the public and private sector

Entry Guidelines

  • Brief introduction.
  • Clearly defined project objectives.
  • The beneficiaries.
  • Strategies used to achieve the objectives.
  • Outcome/results
  • Evidence of traction, Impact and sustainability.

This award recognizes journalists in print media platforms like Newspapers, Magazines & Journals to promote health issues..

Eligibility

Entries are open to ONLY journalists in Uganda

Entry Guidelines

  • Detailed description of the work submitted.
  • The objectives of the work submitted for instance to educate the public, create awareness on current health issues or encourage policy change.
  • The target audience.
  • Outcomes and impact on healthcare.
  • Indicate the start date, end date or whether the publication or programme is ongoing.
  • Attach support documents i.e. article, audio or video
  • (The video/audio should NOT be more than 5 minutes long, upload them on YouTube and submit the link)

This award recognizes journalists in broadcast media like Television, Radio and other audio/visual platforms with the aim of promoting health issues.

Eligibility

Entries are open to ONLY Journalists in Uganda

Entry Guidelines

  • Detailed description of the work submitted.
  • The objectives of the work submitted for instance to educate the public, create awareness on current health issues or encourage policy change.
  • The target audience.
  • Outcomes and impact on healthcare.
  • Indicate the start date, end date or whether the programme is ongoing.
  • Attach (The video/audio should NOT be more than 5 minutes long, upload them on YouTube and submit the link)

This award recognizes the best use of social media in a healthcare campaign.

Eligibility
Entries are open to health facilities, members of the public, health professionals and organizations in the health sector including NGOs and pharmaceutical companies

Entry Guidelines

  • Brief description of your campaign and duration (start date, end date or ongoing).
  • Clearly defined project objectives.
  • The beneficiaries.
  • Strategies used to achieve the set objectives.
  • Outcome of the campaign.
  • Impact on healthcare.

This award honors excellence in ensuring equitable access to affordable essential medicines and vaccines that are safe, effective and of assured quality.

Eligibility
Entries are open to pharmaceutical manufacturing companies, pharmaceutical distributors and retailers.

Entry Guidelines

  • Brief introduction of the organization.
  • Strategic plan.
  • Stringent measures taken to ensure equitable access quality, safe, effective and affordable essential medicines and vaccines.
  • Supply chain management.
  • Outcomes and impact on healthcare.
  • Sustainability.
  • Corporate social responsibility.

The award honors sustainable innovations aimed at ensuring that people have access to quality healthcare without the risk of financial hardships as well as improving efficiency and transparency in resource utilization.

Eligibility
Entries are open to health facilities both public and private, local governments and health insurance providers.

Entry Guidelines

  • Brief introduction and the year of implementation.
  • Clearly defined goals and objectives.
  • The beneficiaries.
  • Strategic plan.
  • Measures taken to ensure accountability and transparency.
  • People engagement.
  • Outcome and impact on healthcare.
  • Evidence of efficiency, sustainability and scalability.

This award goes to an individual using their leadership position either in an organization or in government to positively impact change in the Ugandan healthcare.

Eligibility
Entries are open to those in the private and public sector.

Entry Guidelines

  • Brief biography.
  • The outstanding contributions that the nominated individual has made.
  • Impact of their contributions to society.
  • State any previous award recognition.

This award recognizes and honors efforts made by Districts/Urban Authorities towards the provision of innovative and quality healthcare services to the population. ively impact change in the Ugandan healthcare.

Eligibility
Entries are open to all districts and urban authorities of Uganda

Entry Guidelines

  • The leadership and governance of health in the district.
  • Human resource for health management.
  • Patient centered healthcare service delivery.
  • Innovations in healthcare financing.
  • Measures taken to ensure availability of pharmaceutical commodities.
  • Proper health information management.

This award is to celebrate a doctor with distinguished professional competence and inspirational undertaking.

Eligibility
Entries are open to ALL Ugandan doctors in both public and private health facilities.

Entry Guidelines

  • Compassion and understanding to patients
  • Ability to make difficult diagnoses & emotional intelligence, such as the ability to collaborate and effectively lead teams.
  • Optimism – Do you inspire your patients with optimism?

This award is to celebrate a professional nurse who commands respect among colleagues and delivers great service to clients.

Eligibility
Entries are open to ALL Ugandan nurses in both public and private health facilities.

Entry Guidelines

  • Competence in the nursing profession.
  • The individual should have excellent communication and people skills
  • Ability to collaborate
  • Can think quickly & address problems as – or – before – they arise.
  • Unique working environment.

This award is to celebrate a professional midwife who commands respect among colleagues and delivers great service to clients.

Eligibility
Entries are open to ALL Ugandan midwives in both public and private health facilities.

Entry Guidelines

  • Competence in the nursing profession.
  • The individual should have excellent communication and people skills
  • Ability to collaborate
  • Can think quickly & address problems as – or – before – they arise.
  • Unique working environment.

This award is to celebrate professional pharmacist who command respect among colleagues and deliver great service to clients

Eligibility
Entries are open to ALL Ugandan pharmacists in both public and private health facilities

Entry Guidelines

  • To be developed with input from Pharmacy Board and Pharmaceutical society.

The Award is open to Clinical Officers, Laboratory Technicians and Biomedical Engineers

Eligibility
Entries are open to ALL Clinical Officers, Laboratory Technicians and Biomedical Engineers in both public and private health facilities.

Entry Guidelines

  • Ability to multitask
  • Creativity
  • Ability to communicate and relate with teams

East
North
South
West
Central

Eligibility
Open to individuals, local organizations, medical practitioners, cultural institutions and administrators like District Health Officers who are making an impactful difference in their regions.

Entry Guidelines

  • Brief description of the work/s or project
  • Impact of the intervention
  • Evidence in form of pictures, or video
  • Sustainability plan.

This Award celebrates a captivating worker in Palliative Care.

Eligibility
Entries are open to individuals and institutions promoting Palliative Care.

Entry Guidelines

  • Brief description of the campaign.
  • Impact of the initiative
  • Evidence in form of a short video or report with beneficiary’s testimony.

This Award is in appreciation of the active and consistent commitment to reporting drug adverse events, which greatly contributes to timely detection and mitigation of potential drug risks and informing safe drug use in Uganda.

Eligibility
Open to Individuals & institutions that are keen on drug use monitoring and timely feedback to authorities

Entry Guidelines

  • Number of reports
  • Consistency of reporting & monitoring

MEDIA LAUNCH

13th February, 2020

NOMINATIONS

15th February – 15th March
2020

AWARD GALA DINNER

Date to be Communicated

Nominations Closed; Award Gala Dinner Postponed.

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