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Read the glossy booklet of the edition 2013»pdf(11 MB)

The booklet contains the articles of the 28 finalists (in English only).

Today is the big day! We will know our winners at 19.00 at the awards ceremony in Brussels!!»

The pictures of the welcome dinner are already available.

Discover the Finalists for the EU Health Prize for Journalists 2013»

The EU Health Prize for Journalists 2013 has selected its 28 national finalists. During the month of November, a national jury meeting was held in each member state where renowned public health experts and health journalists evaluated all the submissions and decided which article should be appointed to represent their country. Click here to discover them!

The German national jury is meeting today!»

The national jury of the Germany will select the German finalist. The name of the finalist will be published soon.

The British national jury is meeting today!»

The national jury of the United Kingdom will select the British finalist. The name of the finalist will be published soon.

The French national jury is meeting today!»

The national jury of France will select the French finalist. The name of the finalist will be published soon.

The Romanian national jury is meeting today!»

The national jury of Romania will select the Romanian finalist. The name of the finalist will be published soon.

The Italian national jury is meeting today!»

The national jury of Italy will select the Italian finalist. The name of the finalist will be published soon.

The Danish national jury is meeting today!»

The national jury of Denmark will select the Danish finalist. The name of the finalist will be published soon.

The Slovak national jury is meeting today!»

The national jury of Slovakia will select the Slovak finalist. The name of the finalist will be published soon.

The Maltese national jury is meeting today!»

The national jury of Malta will select the Maltese finalist. The name of the finalist will be published soon.

The Lithuanian national jury is meeting today!»

The national jury of Lithuania will select the Lithuanian finalist. The name of the finalist will be published soon.

The Spanish national jury is meeting today!»

The national jury of Spain will select the Spanish finalist. The name of the finalist will be published soon.

The Austrian national jury is meeting today!»

The national jury of Austria will select the Austrian finalist. The name of the finalist will be published soon.

The Portuguese national jury is meeting today!»

The national jury of Portugal will select the Portuguese finalist. The name of the finalist will be published soon.

The Polish national jury is meeting today!»

The national jury of Poland will select the Polish finalist. The name of the finalist will be published soon.

The Swedish national jury is meeting today!»

The national jury of Sweden will select the Swedish finalist. The name of the finalist will be published soon.

The Cypriot national jury is meeting today!»

The national jury of Cyprus will select the Cypriot finalist. The name of the finalist will be published soon.

The Slovenian national jury is meeting today!»

The national jury of Slovenia will select the Slovenian finalist. The name of the finalist will be published soon.

The Greek national jury is meeting today!»

The national jury of Greece will select the Greek finalist. The name of the finalist will be published soon.

The Hungarian national jury is meeting today!»

The national jury of Hungary will select the Hungarian finalist. The name of the finalist will be published soon.

The Latvian national jury is meeting today!»

The national jury of Latvia will select the Latvian finalist. The name of the finalist will be published soon.

The Dutch national jury is meeting today!»

The national jury of the Netherlands will select the Dutch finalist. The name of the finalist will be published soon.

The Croatian national jury is meeting today!»

The national jury of Croatia will select the Croatian finalist. The name of the finalist will be published soon.

The Bulgarian national jury is meeting today!»

The national jury of Bulgaria will select the Bulgarian finalist. The name of the finalist will be published soon.

The Finnish national jury is meeting today!»

The national jury of Finland will select the Finnish finalist. The name of the finalist will be published soon.

The Belgian national jury is meeting today!»

The national jury of Belgium will select the Belgian finalist. The name of the finalist will be published soon.

The Estonian national jury also met yesterday»

The national jury of Estonia selected the Estonian finalist. The name of the finalist will be published soon.

The Czech national jury is meeting today!»

The national jury of Czech Republic will select the Czech finalist. The name of the finalist will be published soon.

The Irish national jury is meeting today!»

The national jury of Ireland will select the Irish finalist. The name of the finalist will be published soon.

Record submissions for Greece!»

Greece has broken all records this year with most submitted articles over the past 5 years!

Enter the EU Health Prize for Journalists 2013!»

The EU Health Prize for Journalists 2013 submission deadline is approaching. Don't delay, submit your articles now! Deadline: 30 September 2013

The edition 2013 at a glance»pdf

Read the flyer with the main information on the edition 2013 and spread the word

Launch of the 5th Edition of the EU Health Prize for Journalist»

All journalists are invited to submit their articles on health issues online until the 30 September.

Read the Health-EU newsletter on the EU Health Prize for Journalists 2012»

Helmut Brand, Professor of European Public Health and member of the EU Jury for the EU Health Prize for Journalists 2012, has signed the editorial. To stay updated on  public health at EU level, subscribe to the Health-EU newsletter and receive it in the language of your choice.

Pictures and video of the Award Ceremony and welcome dinner of the edition 2012»

The Award Ceremony of the prize's 2012 edition welcomed the finalists and proclaimed the winners. Wath the pictures and video of the event.

Read the glossy booklet of the edition 2012»pdf

The booklet contains the articles of the 26 nominated in the general section and the 15 nominated articles for the special prize (in English only).

Commission announces winners of the 4th EU Health Prize for Journalists»

On 29 January 2013, four European journalists were awarded prizes by Commissioner Tonio Borg for the best articles on health issues.

Special award ceremony for 2012 winners takes place tonight»pdf

Tonight Tonio Borg, Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy, will award the winners at a ceremony in Brussels

EU jury 2012 published»

The EU jury will select the winners of the 4th edition of the EU Health Prize for Journalists and of the special prize on smoking cessation, created in 2011.

National winners 2012 announced»

In each EU Member State, independent juries evaluated the articles and chose one national nominee of the general contest and the special prize for smoking cessation.

Luis Silvestre, national finalist for Portugal of the 2011 edition: "Being nominated for the EU Health Prize for Journalists was an honour and also an incentive to continue...»

Luis Silvestre, national finalist for Portugal of the 2011 edition: "Being nominated for the EU Health Prize for Journalists was an honour and also an incentive to continue to write about the new scientific developments in medicine and also about patients access to medical services. This year, the new category “healthy and active ageing” is of particular interest, due to the demographic evolution in EU countries and the need to provide new approaches and solutions to improve the quality of life of senior citizens."

557 eligible articles were submitted to the EU Health Prize for Journalists 2012»

394 journalists from all the 27 EU countries submitted 557 eligible articles which will now be examined by the national juries. News on the national finalists will be published in October.

Only 14 days left for submitting your article!»

If you are a journalists don’t forget to submit your article until 31 July. You might win a prestigious prize and be invited to Brussels.

Senne Starckx, national finalist for Belgium of the 2011 edition: "The EU Health Prize is quite a prestigious award in the field of science journalism...»

Senne Starckx, national finalist for Belgium of the 2011 edition: "The EU Health Prize is quite a prestigious award in the field of science journalism. Being the finalist for Belgium, I was very happy to be selected amongst nearly 30 candidates. I didn't expect to win the final award (and I was right), but the seminar in Brussels and the nice social contacts with the other finalists from Europe made it worth to participate. Definitely a recommendation!"

Aser García Rada, national finalist for Spain of the 2011 edition: "My thought is that participating in the EU Health Prize for Journalists is not only a matter of profesional proud...»

Aser García Rada, national finalist for Spain of the 2011 edition: "My thought is that participating in the EU Health Prize for Journalists is not only a matter of profesional proud, but also a great chance to know journalists from all across Europe, broaden self perspective of the sector and make new contacts among poilicy makers and healthcare especialists. It is also a great oportunity to learn from other colleagues´ best practices. I encourage all journalists writting about health to submit their articles."

Yiannis Devetzoglou, national finalist for Greece of the 2011 edition: "The recognition of my work by the European Commission is a very strong motive..."»

Yiannis Devetzoglou, national finalist for Greece of the 2011 edition: "The recognition of my work by the European Commission is a very strong motive for me in order to continue informing the public on medical issues and breakthroughs in the scientific community".

Rita Makarész, second prize of the 2011 edition: "I wrote about the connection between health and lifetyle, and I am glad..."»

Rita Makarész, second prize of the 2011 edition: "I wrote about the connection between health and lifetyle, and I am glad that the European experts also thought it is important (and I could attend this great event)".

Press release: Launch of the 2012 EU Health Prize for Journalists »

On 3 May 2012, the European Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy, John Dalli, launched the fourth consecutive annual health prize for journalists.

Video of the launch of the EU Health Prize for Journalists 2012»

Opening speech by John DALLI, Member of the EC in charge of Health and Consumer Policy.

Ben Hirschler, winner of the 2011 edition: "The prize is a great way to showcase the best of healthcare journalism..."»

The prize is a great way to showcase the best of healthcare journalism and it was particularly rewarding to be judged against colleagues from right across the European Union.

Launch of the EU Health Prize for Journalists 2012: Live streaming with Commissioner J. Dalli (3 May 2012, 9.15 AM)»

At the occasion of the High Level EU Health Programme s Conference, Commissioner John DALLI, Member of the E uropean C ommission in charge of Health and Consumer Policy, will launch the 4th edition of the EU Health Prize for Journalists during his welcome address . Watch it live! (3 May 2012, 9.15 AM)

More pictures and video of the Award Ceremony of the EU Health Prize for Journalists 2011»

The Award Ceremony of the prize's 2011 edition (31/01/2012) welcomed the finalists and proclaimed the winners. Wath the pictures and video of the event.

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