National competition for excellence in hepatitis C health promotion
In 2012, researchers from UNSW Sydney and Curtin University published a series of 11 recommendations for guiding the design and presentation of health promotion resources for hepatitis C prevention. The recommendations were published in a community report (PDF) available for free download and in an academic publication.
Agencies that produce and distribute hepatitis C health promotion resources are typically community based or located within publicly-funded health services. These organisations are often under-resourced in relation to producing creative, evidence-informed resources and rarely have resources to engage with existing research in ways that could guide their efforts.
The overall goal of the National Competition for Excellence in Hepatitis C Health Promotion is to encourage innovation in this field and to foster the continued development of effective health promotion messages that improve hepatitis C prevention outcomes and reduce the stigma that can be associated with hepatitis C prevention efforts.
To enter the competition, applicants must submit a hepatitis C promotional resource that they and/or their organisation have created, that they believe reflects one of more of the 11 recommendations for guiding the design and presentation of health promotion resources for hepatitis C prevention. This promotional resource can be either be an electronic resource or a print resource.
The winner of the Competition will receive a prepaid VISA card to the value $AUD5,000.
The Competition opens on Friday 1 June 2018, 9.00am AEST and closes on Monday 9 July 2018, 5.00pm AEST and applications must be submitted during this period.
More information on how to enter the Competition is available here.