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Roche Prize for Health Journalism 2024

Status: Open

  • Awards & prizes

Organisation: Fundación Gabo

Deadline: 10/06/2024

Location: Latin America

The Gabo Foundation is pleased to announce the Roche Prize for Health Journalism.

The Roche Prize for Health Journalism is an initiative of the Gabo Foundation, with the support of Roche Latin America and Genentech, which seeks to recognize excellence and stimulate quality journalistic coverage on health and science issues in Latin America, integrating views from health, economic, political, social, among other areas of research in journalism.

Award Categories

The Roche Prize competition categories in its 2024 edition are:

  • Sound journalism: will reward the best journalistic work with sound language produced and transmitted in radio programs by radio frequency of stations, legally constituted chains or on digital platforms such as Internet sites, applications or social networks of any country in Latin America, Spain or the United States.
  • Digital journalism: will recognize the best work produced and published in digital media and environments of all types and from any country in Latin America, Spain and the United States.
  • Coverage: the work that stands out for its comprehensive and in-depth coverage of a current topic in health and science will be chosen, developed in any journalistic format (written, audiovisual, digital or sound) or through a combination of several of these.

To participate in any of the contest categories, works must be focused on some of the following 6 topics:

  • Challenges facing health care
  • Prevention, diagnosis and primary care
  • Innovations for health care
  • Political reforms to improve health care
  • Women and health
  • Community actions for health
Author requirements
  • The author or the majority of the members of the journalistic team must have been born or have been nationalized in any of the countries of Latin America, Spain or the United States.
  • Third parties may recommend works to compete, providing the reference of the work and the contact information of the medium or authors, through the email, so that the Gabo Foundation invites them to apply for their work.
  • Only works that are fully registered through the Roche Prize registration platform will be valid.
How to apply

The deadline for applications is June 10, 2024. To learn more and apply, please click here.

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