Social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn are central to engaging wider audiences in information sharing, debate, knowledge creation, and collaborative action in order to achieve global health systems goals.
Health Systems Global is the proud sponsor of the first Health Systems Social Media Awards to recognize and reward the individuals and organizations who best employ social media to communicate about health systems. The awards will be presented to winners during the Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in Cape Town.
Specific categories have been developed to allow you to nominate individuals and/or organizations using Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google +, and other social media platforms.
Best on Twitter: This award recognizes the best use of Twitter by an individual to inform, advocate, and engage about health systems.
Young leader: This award recognizes the best use of social media by an individual under 30 to communicate about health systems using any social media platform.
Symposium coverage: This award recognizes exceptional social media engagement by an individual before/during the symposium, onsite or offsite, and via any social media platform.
Best on Facebook: This award recognizes the best use of Facebook by an organization to inform, advocate and engage about health systems.
Most transparent: This award recognizes the most effective use of social media by an organization to share their internal processes and decision-making in the name of transparency.
Civil society: This award recognizes the organization or network that best employs social media to engage civil society in health systems-related dialogue.
If you have any questions or difficulties regarding the nomination process, please email here
Health Systems Global is the first international membership organization fully dedicated to promoting health systems research and knowledge translation. Its mission is to convene researchers, policy-makers and implementers from around the world to develop the field of health systems research and unleash their collective capacity to create, share and apply knowledge to strengthen health systems and contribute to the attainment of better health, equity and well-being.
This community comes together every two years for a symposium organized by Health Systems Global. The Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research will be held in Cape Town, South Africa, from 30 September to 3 October 2014. The theme of the symposium is the science and practice of people-centered health systems, chosen to facilitate collaborative research and action on how to make health systems more responsive to the needs of individuals, families, and communities.