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Student Projects for Health: 2018 Winners

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The fourth annual Student Projects for Health forum took place at the 2018 conference of The Network: Towards Unity for Health (TUFH), which was held August 16-20, 2018, in Limerick, Ireland. The competition showcased the work of students who have made outstanding contributions to projects that successfully promote community health and well-being, and 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 153 submissions from which 16 projects were selected by an international panel of 30 reviewers. Four of the winning projects were deferred for presentation in 2019. The following projects were presented at the 2018 conference:

Mohammed Adam, Sudan
Khalawi Health Promotion Project

Tahir Dawood, South Africa
The Surgical Society Emergency Room Initiative

Hakeem Kiboi, Kenya
Strengthening Kenya’s Primary Health Care System and Response to Epidemics –RockHealth Integrated Care Organization (RICO)

Dede Latey, Ghana
The MindIT Project

Agnes Namagembe, Uganda
Village Health Teams’ Role in Improving Utilization of Maternal Newborn and Child Health Services in Butaleja District

Kennedy Omondi Ogutu, Kenya
Help Remove My Jigger

Faith Okoi, Nigeria
Street Children Project

Sonya Ramondino, Ireland
Interdisciplinary Forum for Healthcare

Lina Saeed, Sudan
Anti-TB Campaign; Together to End TB

Preeti Shakya, Nepal
In Her Hands

Kushali Savla, India
Together We Smile

Abobaker Younis, Sudan
Let’s Fight the Flesh-Eater

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[last update: December 21, 2018]