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Apply For The PACFaH 2017 Health Budget Monitor Media Challenge & Win Prizes

Are you a Journalist, Radio/Television Reporter or Presenter, Social Media Influencer? How passionate are you about Nigeria’s Health Sector?

We the Partnership for Advocacy in Child and Family Health (PACFaH) Project Nigeria would like to invite you to become a champion and an advocate for child and family health in Nigeria. Join our cause to encourage government to increase the funds for 2017 Health budget.

Our goal is to ensure that Nigerian government makes provision for the Universal Health Coverage to provide a 15% allocation of its national budget to health as it was agreed in the Abuja Declaration (2001).

Year after year Nigeria’s health budget have continue to fluctuate from 4% to 6%, but this year budget proposal presented by President Buhari show that health was allocated a disheartening 4.17%. We want you to join our cause to ask the government to meet up with its commitment.

Write an article, do a radio/television report or carry out a social media campaign asking the government to increase Nigeria’s 2017 Health Budget.

With our advocacy and your voice in the media, we can push the health budget higher! Now is the time to act! Take the challenge, write an in-depth report/editorial, do a ground breaking radio and television report; or do a social media campaign.

 

HOW TO PARTICIPATE IN ANY OF THE CATEGORIES

1. Printed Articles in Newspaper (English and Indigenous)

Interested media persons will draft, share and publicize their own content such as Newspaper articles.

Media channels for participation in the challenge; National and State Newspapers (English and Indigenous)

Participants will then upload an evidence of execution by sharing their scanned content in .JPG format on the submission portal.

2. Online Articles (Editorials)

Interested media persons will draft, share and publicize their own content articles on a credible online news websites, blogs etc and share content with PACFaH social media channels (Twitter and Facebook).

Participants will then share an evidence of execution by uploading their scanned content in .JPG format on the PACFaH submission portal.

3. National and State Radio Stations (English and Indigenous)

Develop content for radio in English and/or local dialect of that state

Participants will then share an evidence of execution by uploading their audio content in .MP3 format on the PACFaH submission portal.

4. National and State TV Stations (English and indigenous)

Develop content for TV in English and/or local dialect of that state

Participants will then share a 5mins extract of their work by uploading video content in .MP4 format on the PACFaH submission portal.

5. Social Media Influencers

Interested persons will draft, share and publicize their own creative campaigns with their social media accounts and tag PACFaH Social Media handles in your campaigns.

TWITTER: @Pacfah_Nig

FACEBOOK: fb.me/PACFAH

INSTAGRAM: @Pacfah_Nig

Participants will then share an evidence of execution by uploading their screenshot content in .JPG format or short .MP4 video with maximum limit of 5mins on the PACFaH submission portal.

Terms and Conditions

1. Participants will upload an evidence of execution by uploading their content on PACFaH submission portal.

Evidence include: Scanned Newspaper page, Video and Radio recordings, and Social Media Campaign screenshot/video.

2. Participants will be required to follow PACFaH online platforms and actively participate in PACFaH conversations on the 2017 health budget.

TWITTER: @Pacfah_Nig

FACEBOOK: fb.me/PACFAH

INSTAGRAM: @Pacfah_Nig

3. PACFaH will disassociate itself with participants guilty of plagiarism and derogatory content.

4. The best persons in these different categories of media campaign will be rewarded with modest cash prizes:

Best English National and State Newspaper Article

  • 1st prize =N200,000
  • 2nd Prize = N100,000
  • 3rd prize = N75,000

Best Indigenous Newspaper Article

  • 1st prize =N200,000
  • 2nd Prize = N100,000
  • 3rd prize = N75,000

Best Television Coverage

  • 1st prize =N200,000
  • 2nd Prize = N100,000
  • 3rd prize = N75,000

Best Radio Coverage

  • 1st prize =N200,000
  • 2nd Prize = N100,000
  • 3rd prize = N75,000

Best Local language Radio or TV program in Bauchi, Kano, Kaduna, Nassarawa, Niger, Oyo and Lagos states

  • 1st prize =N200,000
  • 2nd Prize = N100,000
  • 3rd prize = N50,000

Best Online Media (Only) News Report/Editorial

  • 1st prize =N200,000
  • 2nd Prize = N100,000
  • 3rd prize = N75,000

Best Social Media Influencer

  • 1st prize = N200,000
  • 2nd prize = N100,000

Best Infographics

  • 1st prize = N200,000
  • 2nd prize = N100,000

Duration of challenge: Monday 23rd to Tuesday, 31st of January

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