The Photography Contest is designed to help put the issue of maternal and neonatal health on the political and public agenda in the countries of the Region. Awards will be given for the photographs that best illustrate promotion and protection of the right to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health for women, mothers, and newborns. The contest will award up to three photographs at the country level and three photographs at the regional level.
Entries must be submitted by 31 August 2011 in selected countries. The winning national and regional photographs will receive different awards and recognition and will be included in a book to be launched during the 2011 Directing Council of the Pan American Health Organization.
PAHO will award the regional winners of the photography contest the following:
a. First prize: $ 3.000
Additional prizes for national winners will be awarded at the country level.
The deadline to submit entries is 31 August 2011 for selected countries.