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Student Projects for Health: 2015 Winners

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The first annual Student Projects for Health forum took place at the 2015 conference of The Network: Towards Unity for Health (TUFH), which was held September 12-16, 2015, in Gauteng Province, South Africa. The competition showcased the work of students who have made outstanding contributions to projects that successfully promote community health and well-being. The competition was open to all undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in any course of study who have been participating in such projects. An open worldwide call resulted in 73 submissions from which the following 17 projects were selected by an international panel of 20 reviewers.

Nahyeni Bassah, Cameroon
Education that Makes a Difference to Palliative and End of Life Care in a Resource-Poor Country: The Situation in Cameroon

Amy Booth, South Africa
Health Aid for Refugees Project (H.A.R.P.)

Sheila Chang, United States
Active Community Engagement (ACE) Program

Savo Bou Zein Eddine, Lebanon
Health & Hygiene Project for Syrian Refugees

Thomas Jeo Joseph, India
Sleep Behavior and Academic Grade in School-Going Adolescent Children in a Rural Area

Martha Kirabo, Uganda
Promotion of Usage of Long Term Family Planning Methods among Women in Panyango Subcounty (Nebbi District-West Nile Region)

Amanda Liewen, United States
Medical Student Instruction in Global Human Trafficking (M-SIGHT): A Pilot Study of a New Online eLearning Module

Thomas Mathew, India
The Effect of Community Empowerment in Addressing Nutritional, Morbidity and Mental Health among Tribal School Children

Abhishek Mittal, India
Project RISHI (Rural India Social and Health Improvement)

Faith Nawagi, Uganda
One Health Field Attachment

Ubenthira Patgunarajah, India
Effect of Community Empowerment in Addressing Nutritional, Morbidity and Mental Health among Tribal School Children

G. Sundar Raajan, India
Effect of Community Empowerment in Addressing Nutritional, Morbidity and Mental Health among Tribal School Children

Mina Tanaka, United States
Active Community Engagement (ACE)

Deborah Uwadia, Nigeria
How Blood Saves Lives

Karthikeyan Veerabadran, India
Effect of Community Empowerment in Addressing Nutritional Morbidity and Mental Health among Tribal School Children

Kurosh Yasrebi, Italy
Basic Disaster SISM

Bessie Xijin Zhang, United States
Abangani

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