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Student Projects for Health

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The Student Projects for Health competition recognizes students who have made outstanding contributions to projects that successfully promote community health and well-being. Now in its third year, the competition is supported by GEMx and FAIMER as part of the annual conference of The Network: Towards Unity for Health (TUFH). It is open to all undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled in any course of study who have been participating in such projects. Representatives of approximately 15 projects receive sponsorship to attend the conference each year. Sponsorship includes air travel, hotel accommodation, and conference registration fee.

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FAIMER is pleased to announce the selection of 14 winners of its 2017 Student Projects for Health competition. Winners will be sponsored to attend the 2017 annual conference of The Network: TUFH. The conference, which will feature the World Summit on Social Accountability, will be held April 8-12, 2017, in Hammamet, Tunisia. The theme of the conference is Improving the Impact of Educational Institutions on People’s Health. Winners will be invited to attend the conference and present posters about their projects.

The winners of the 2017 Student Projects for Health competition are:

Mohammed Alameen (Sudan)
The Role of Gezira Medical Students in Improving the Health Environment in Wad-Hussain Village in 2012-2015

Muhammed Almubarak (Sudan)
Combat Endemic Diseases in Al-Gusairah Village

Nishwa Azeem (Pakistan)
Rural Health Empowerment (RHE)

Vidhi Dave (India)
Women in Need Get Support (WINGS)

Mayara Floss (Brazil)
Health Education League

Mark Fusunyan (United States)
A Youth Program for Local Refugee Teens

Myron Godinho (India)
Medical Model United Nations (MedMUN)

Julian Hirschbaum (United States)
MGY, Community Health Worker Training Organization

Jules Iradukunda (Rwanda)
Family Planning Awareness and Education Program

Alphonse Mbarushimana (Rwanda)
Car-free Day Initiative

Eric Nizeyimana (Rwanda)
Smile Oh My Child

Wasukira Bugosera Sulaiman
Promoting Balanced Diet Feeding among Children below the Age of Five Years in Kyenshaki Village

Muzungu Hirwa Sylvain (Rwanda)
E-Health for Refugees

Leonard Tan (Philippines)
OPLAN Tacayan Ang Pagtapna sang Filaria: A Community-Based Public Health Intervention against Bancroftian Filariasis for the Panay Bukidnon Indigenous People of Brgy. Tacayan, Tapaz, Capiz, Philippines

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