Announcing the HIFA Photography Award and 9th Annual 2013 Photoshare Contest

9th November 2013

Announcing the 9th Annual 2013 Photoshare Photo Contest featuring the HIFA2015 Photography Award
Images capturing global public health and development in action and the people served.

Baltimore, MD (November 7, 2013) – Announcing the 9th Annual 2013 Photoshare Photo Contest – a popular international event mobilizing amateur and professional photographers to share their photos for charitable and educational use.

The contest has a top prize of $1,000 USD. Deadline for Entries: January 31, 2014
Contest categories for photos include:
- Healthcare Providers (*Featured Category: HIFA2015 Photography Award)
- Family Planning and Reproductive Health
- HIV/AIDS
- Malaria
- Environment
- Agricultural and Economic Development
- Democracy & Governance
- Humanitarian Assistance
- Global Health (open subject)
- Human Interest (open subject)

Photoshare’s 9th Annual Contest features the HIFA2015 Photography Award, spotlighting the critical role of Healthcare Providers worldwide. The contest leverages HIFA2015 as a key partner to further expand Photoshare’s reach and impact among health professionals working to improve the availability and use of healthcare information in developing countries.

The contest will support the advancement of photography as a vital tool to communicate issues related to global public health and development. Entries are accepted through Photoshare’s Upload Photos submission form.

In addition to cash prizes awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners, participants submitting entries to the featured Healthcare Providers category, are also eligible for an additional cash prize, the HIFA2015 Photography Award, sponsored by Healthcare Information For All. Best of Show images will be selected based on topic relevancy and technical execution by a panel of independent judges. Contest winners and finalist will be showcased on Photoshare and hosted on a number of other medium to high impact virtual venues.
The 2013 Photoshare Photo Contest is brought to you by the Knowledge for Health (K4Health) Project, a USAID funded project at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for Communication Programs (JHU·CCP), in partnership with FHI360, Management Sciences for Health (MSH), IntraHealth International, and HIFA2015 (Healthcare Information For All by 2015), a global campaign administered by the Global Healthcare Information Network.

For more information about the contest, visit the 2013 Photoshare Photo Contest Announcement.

Learn more about Photoshare:
Photoshare – a service of the Knowledge for Health (K4Health) Project, helping nonprofits
communicate global health and development issues through photography. By facilitating photo
sharing among colleagues in international development, Photoshare has become a leading source
for editorial development photography. The Photoshare collection, consisting primarily of photos
taken by public health professionals in the field, contains over 20,000 images capturing project in
action and the people they serve, as well as global efforts to improve health and save lives.
Photoshare is based at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for
Communication Programs. For more information, visit: www.photoshare.org