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Press Release - Nepal AIDS Media Award 2012 Launched - Honoring Media for their contribution in responding HIV and AIDS
Abstract:
Nepal has launched the third edition of Nepal HIV/AIDS Media Awards (NAMA) 2012 to recognize and honour the key role the media is playing in helping combat the country’s highly complex epidemic. The launching of the awards was announced by Honorable Minister for Information and Communications Raj Kishor Yadav amid a formal function held at Department of Information Hall today. Awards ceremony is slated for World AIDS Day in December 1, 2012. The awards was established in 2010 with an initiative of Asia Pacific Leadership Forum on HIV and Development (APLF), Media Panel - Nepal (now HIV Media Champions) in collaboration with the Federation of Nepali Journalists(FNJ), Department of Information(DoI), National Center for AIDS and STD Control (NCASC) and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS). Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) is continuing its work as the central secretariat of awards and is responsible for disseminating information about awards across country, collecting the entries and then assisting in the formation of the Jury Panel in selecting the winners. Media practitioners are invited to submit their entries(articles and reports) that have been published or broadcasted within the period October 1, 2011 to September 30, 2012. All entries should reach the NAMA Secretariat at the FNJ by November 9, 2012. The top place in each of the three categories – print, television, and radio entries – carries a cash prize of Rs. 66,667/- (including taxes) and an award certificate.
Publisher: FNJ, GoN, UNAIDS Type / Script:
Press Release  in  English
Keywords:
HIV/AIDS MEDIA AWARDS(NAMA), EPIDEMIC, DISSEMINATING INFORMATION, NEPALI JOURNALISTS, ARTICLES AND REPORTS, DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION, STD CONTROLS, JURY PANEL, AWARENESS THROUGH MEDIA, PRESS FREEDOM, MEDIA'S CONTRIBUTION, ACQUIRED IMMUNE DEFICIENCY SYNDROME, HIV/AIDS; HIV INFECTIONS, HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS (HIV)
Thematic Group:
UNAIDS, (2012)
Thesaurus:
10.03.02 - Diseases And Carriers Of Diseases
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