GENERAL AWARD CATEGORIES 

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE IN IMPROVING ACCESS TO PRIMARY CARE SERVICES 

This award celebrates excellence in improving access to primary care health services to promote, restore and maintain health. 

Entries are open to health facilities, counties and organizations in the health sector including NGOs.

Entry Guidelines 

  1. Brief introduction.
  2. Clearly defined goals and objectives.
  3. The beneficiaries.
  4. Strategies used to achieve the objectives.
  5. Achievements in relation to set objectives/outcome.
  6. Impact on healthcare

 

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE IN ADVANCING MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH 

This award celebrates an innovative initiative geared towards improving maternal and child health by addressing the major causes of maternal and child mortality.

Entries are open health facilities, county governments and other organizations in the health sector including NGOs.

Entry Guidelines 

  1. Brief introduction.
  2. Clearly defined goals and objectives..
  3. Strategic plan..
  4. Women engagement and empowerment.
  5. Results/outcome
  6. Evidence of traction, impact and sustainability.

 

HEALTH FACILITY INNOVATION PROJECT OF THE YEAR

The award honours health facilities with sustainable innovative projects, aimed at improving efficiency and quality in service delivery.

Entries are open to all Public, Private and Faith based health facilities in Kenya.

Entry Guidelines 

  1. Brief description of the project.
  2. Clearly defined project objectives.
  3. The beneficiaries.
  4. Strategies used to achieve the objectives.
  5. Project’s achievements and contributions to the community.
  6. Evidence of project sustainability.
  7. Impact on healthcare.

 

STUDENT INNOVATION PROJECT OF THE YEAR

This award is for an outstanding healthcare research or practical project by a student or group of students. 

Entries are open to students in colleges and universities to acknowledge, encourage and promote innovation and positive achievements by young people on training.

Entry Guidelines 

  1. Brief description of the project.
  2. Clearly defined project objectives.
  3. Strategies used to achieve the objectives.
  4. Outcome of the project. 
  5. Support materials if necessary. 

 

LIFE TIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

This Prestigious award goes to a health professional who has made contributions of outstanding significance to the Kenyan healthcare throughout their professional tenure.  

Entries are open to those in the public and private sector.

Entry Guidelines 

  1. Brief biography and MUST be over 60 years of age. 
  2. The outstanding contributions that the nominated individual has made.
  3. Impact of their contributions. 

 

USE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY TO IMPROVE PATIENT CARE

This award is for the innovative use of Information Technology to improve patient care. 

Entries are open to individuals and organizations in the public and private sector.

Entry Guidelines 

  1. Brief introduction.
  2. Clearly defined project objectives.
  3. The beneficiaries.
  4. Strategies used to achieve the objectives. 
  5. Outcome/results
  6. Evidence of traction, Impact and sustainability.

 

AWARD OF MEDIA EXCELLENCE IN PROMOTING HEALTH AND WELL BEING

This award recognizes the best use of print, TV, radio or online media platforms to promote health and general well being as outlined in SDG 3 targets.

The content should be evidence based, logical and insightful. 

Entries are open to ONLY the media companies in Kenya.

Entry Guidelines 

  1.  Detailed description of the work submitted.
  2. The objectives of the work submitted for instance to educate the public, create awareness on current health issues or encourage policy change.
  3. The target audience.
  4. Outcomes and impact on healthcare
  5. Attach support documents i.e articles, audio or video. (The video/audio should NOT be more than 5 minutes long)

 

BEST USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA IN HEALTHCARE

This award recognizes the best use of social media in a healthcare campaign. 

Entries are open to health facilities, health professionals and organizations in the health sector including NGO’s and Pharmaceutical companies

Entry Guidelines 

  1.  Brief description of your campaign.
  2. Clearly defined project objectives.
  3. The beneficiaries.
  4. Strategies used to achieve the set objectives
  5. Outcome of the campaign
  6. Impact on healthcare. 

 

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE IN IMPROVING ACCESS TO ESSENTIAL MEDICINES AND VACCINES

This award honors excellence in ensuring equitable access to affordable essential medicines and vaccines that are safe, effective and of assured quality.

Entries are open to pharmaceutical manufacturing companies, pharmaceutical distributors and retailers.

Entry Guidelines

  1. Brief introduction of the organization.
  2. Strategic plan.
  3. Stringent measures taken to ensure equitable access quality, safe, effective and affordable essential medicines and vaccines.
  4. Supply chain management.
  5. Outcomes and impact on healthcare.
  6. Sustainability.
  7. Corporate social responsibility. 

 

HEALTHCARE FINANCING INNOVATION AWARD

The award honors sustainable innovations aimed at ensuring that people have access to quality healthcare without the risk of financial hardships as well as improving efficiency and transparency in resource utilization.

Entries are open to health facilities, county governments and health insurance providers.

Entry Guidelines 

  1.  Brief introduction.
  2. Clearly defined goals and objectives.
  3. The beneficiaries.
  4. Strategic plan. 
  5. Measures taken to ensure accountability and transparency.
  6. People engagement.
  7. Outcome and impact on healthcare. 
  8. Evidence of efficiency, sustainability and scalability.

 

HEALTHCARE LEADERSHIP AWARD

This award goes to an individual using their leadership position either in an organization or in government to positively impact change in the Kenyan healthcare. 

Entries are open to those in the private and public sector.

Entry Guidelines 

  1. Brief biography.
  2. The outstanding contributions that the nominated individual has made.
  3. Impact of their contributions
  4. State any previous award recognition.

 

COUNTY WITH THE BEST MANAGED HEALTHCARE

This award recognizes and honors efforts made by counties towards the provision of innovative and quality healthcare services to the population. 

Entries are open to all counties in Kenya.

Entry Guidelines 

  1.  The leadership and governance of health in the county.
  2. Human resource for health management.
  3. Patient centered healthcare service delivery.
  4. Innovations in healthcare financing
  5. Measures taken to ensure availability of pharmaceutical commodities
  6. Proper health information management. 

 

JUDGING PROCESS 

A panel of judges representing various stakeholders will be responsible for the judging process and will ensure there is integrity, inclusion, credibility and transparency.

 

The judges will review entries for the various award categories and short list the finalists, this will be followed further scrutiny of the finalists to determine the winners.

 

The award winners will be announced on 3rd July, 2019 at Villa Rosa Kempinski Hotel Nairobi, where they will be presented with trophies and certificates.

BENEFITS TO AWARD WINNERS

1. They will stand out in the health sector and attain a reputation of excellence.

  

2. It will uphold the image of the winning individuals and organizations.

 

3. They will receive recognition which will motivate them and inspire others to work with enthusiasm. 

 

4. The award can be used to build brand recognition. 

Honoring excellence, celebrating innovation and positive contributions by individuals and organizations in the Kenyan health sector.