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Student Projects for Health: 2016 Winners

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The second annual Student Projects for Health forum took place at the 2016 conference of The Network: Towards Unity for Health (TUFH), which was held July 26-30, 2016, in Shenyang, China. 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 68 submissions from which the following 20 projects were selected by an international panel of 13 reviewers.

Natasha Abeysekera, Australia
Code Green: Climate Change and Health

Geofrey Beingana, Rwanda
Sexual and Reproductive Health

Meika Bhattachan, Nepal
Using Community Networks to Learn Public Health Skills and Disseminate Public Health Messages: A Student and Community Partnership in Rural Nepal

Mbabazi Ceaser, Uganda
The Nursing Week

Earnest Caiser Dela Cruz, Philippines
Project H2O

Marie Florentine Hategekimana, Rwanda
Mushrooms for Health Project

Brice Hirwa, Rwanda
Diabetes Awareness and Education Program

Alice Igiraneza, Rwanda
HIV Raising Awareness Program

Prosper Ingabire, Rwanda
Malaria Awareness and Prevention Program

Gasana Joel, Rwanda
Youth Education and Activities for Health in Rwanda

Desire Kalisa, Rwanda
YEAH-Rwanda Project: Youth Education Activities on Health

Muhammad Zaeem Khalid, Pakistan
SKZMDC Community Health Fair

Prakash Kharel, Nepal
Reproductive Health Education Program for Adolescents in School (RHEPAS)

Catalina Lopez, Colombia
Education on Sexual and Reproductive Health (SSR) for High School Students in Colombia

Richard Nduwayezu, Rwanda
Rwanda Village Concept Project: Maternal Health Education Program

Awonuga Waheed Oyetola, Sierra Leone

Romil Parikh, India
ASRA (Aid for Students at Risk or with Ailment)

Samson Wakibi, Uganda
Hepatitis B Virus Vaccination Project at Mbarara University of Science and Technology

Maria Angela Magay Villa, Philippines
Milk Matters

Kanhua Yin, China
Doctoring in Fudan: Creating a Multidisciplinary Communication Skills Training Course for Chinese Undergraduate Medical Students

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[last update: October 14, 2016]