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Student Projects for Health: 2017 Winners

The third annual Student Projects for Health forum took place at the 2017 conference of The Network: Towards Unity for Health (TUFH), which was held in conjunction with the World Summit on Social Accountability, April 8-12, 2017, in Hammamet, Tunisia. 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 130 submissions from which the following 14 projects were selected by an international panel of 23 reviewers.

Mohammedalameen Abuganaya, 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
Health Empowerment (RHE)

Vidhi Dave, India
Women in Need Get Support

Mayara Floss, Brazil
Health Education League

Mark Fusunyan and Courtney Temple, 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, Uganda
Promoting Balanced Diet Feeding among Children below the Age of Five Years in Kyenshaki Village

Muzungu Hirwa Sylvain, Rwanda
E-Health for Refugees Program

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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[last update: June 21, 2017]