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EU Health Prize for Journalists

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EU Health Prize for Journalists 2013

National Jury Lithuania

The jury met on 18 November 2013 and selected the Lithuanian national finalist. The name of the national finalist will be published after all the finalists are selected.

Giedrius Sudikas

Giedrius Sudikas, chair

Giedrius Sudikas joined the European Commission Representation in Lithuania as the head of Press and Information Section in 2010. Before that he worked at the Commission’s Employment and Social Inclusion Directorate General in Brussels. Giedrius graduated from Mykolas Romeris University with a Master's Degree in European Law.

Jurga Misevičienė

Jurga Misevičienė, health expert

Jurga Misevičienė graduated from Vilnius University Medical Faculty in 1997. Later she earned Master's Degree in Health Management. Through the course of her professional career, Jurga has been working in the field of rehabilitation medicine. In 2011 she became the director of Incontinence Consulting Centre. Jurga's professional interests are dementia, aging, incontinence, quality of life of aging population.

Šarūnas Narbutas

Šarūnas Narbutas, health expert

Šarūnas Narbutas is a PhD candidate in Law at Vilnius University and a professional lawyer, specialising in Life Sciences' field. Šarūnas is himself a young cancer survivor and a President of Lithuanian Cancer Patient Coalition. During the past 3 years, acting in his capacity as a patient advocate, Šarūnas has spoken / moderated sessions in 30 high-level conferences throughout Europe.


Angelė Kiliuvienė, journalist

Angelė Kiliuvienė graduated from Vilnius university where she studied Lithuanian philology. She organized and conducted radio and television programmes for more than 20 years. Angelė became the programme manager of a specialized Health Radio in 2004. Health Radio broadcasts on the Internet for patients and medics. Health Radio, the only one of its kind in Lithuania, provides quality health information on the basis of independent experts opinion and educates the public on health issues. She has been one of the founders of the Association of Health Care Journalists in 2011.

Daiva Ausėnaitė

Daiva Ausėnaitė, journalist

Daiva Ausėnaitė is the president and one of the founders of Lithuania's Association of Health Care Journalists. Daiva graduated from Vilnius University with a degree in Journalism. She has been working as a TV and radio journalist, and has been writing to printed media and Internet news portals. Currently Daiva is the editor of a TV programme about health care and the coordinator of the HIV information campaign.

Last update: 09/11/2014 | Top