The Stop TB Partnership-Kochon Prize supports the global fight against tuberculosis.
The Prize is awarded once a year to persons, institutions, or organizations that have made a highly significant contribution to combating tuberculosis.
The prize consists of a medal and US$ 65 000.
The cost of awardees' participation in the Award Ceremony also is covered.
Who can nominate:
A recognized national health body of any WHO Member State, any Stop TB partner or any former recipient of the Prize.
Who can be nominated:
A person or persons, an institution or institutions, or organization or organizations, that have made a major contribution to stopping tuberculosis.
Nominees should have significant and documented achievements in the formulation and implementation of a system or policy for anti-tuberculosis programmes; or fields of TB research, advocacy, education or training for the prevention of tuberculosis.
There is no restriction on the age, sex or nationality of proposed candidates.
Current WHO staff members and members of the Stop TB Partnership Coordinating Board for the last two years are not eligible to receive the prize.
Candidates may not nominate themselves.
All nominations should include:
A completed nomination form
A letter of nomination from an eligible national health body, Stop TB Partner or former recipient
Supporting documentation (Curriculum Vitae for individuals, annual report for an organization, or other documentation as appropriate)
The Prize will be awarded at the annual Union Conference and announced on this website.
Funding from the Kochon Foundation will also cover travel and accommodation for recipients to the award ceremony.
Deadline: 31st July
For more information and application, visit: Kochon Prize Website