Contest highlights HIV/AIDS reporting [Latin America]

Posted on Dec 17, 2018 in Specialized Topics

Journalists from Latin America and the Caribbean can enter this regional contest.

The third edition of the HIV/AIDS Investigative Journalism Award in Latin America and the Caribbean, organized by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) in a partnership with UNESCO, calls for entries.

The award recognizes the work of journalism professionals on issues related to the prevention of HIV, the delivery of services or actions to increase awareness of HIV, access to quality HIV care, discrimination and more.

The categories are print, online and audiovisual (video and radio) media. Works must have been published or broadcast between Jan. 1, 2018 and Feb. 28, 2019.

A winner in each category will be selected per country to attend the 10th International AIDS Society (IAS) Conference on HIV Science and pre-event activities July 23 to 27 in Mexico City. AHF will pay airfare, lodging, meals and other expenses.

The deadline is March 15.