Violence Against Health Care: Social and Humanitarian Implications
There is no registration fee for the competition. All the entries shall be the property of the ICRC, which reserves the right to publish the entries without providing any royalty or compensation
1st PRIZE: 50,000PKR 2nd PRIZE: 40,000PKR 3rd PRIZE: 30,000PKR
Deadline: 1 3th JULY 2014
This competition is open to university students (current and former having completed their studies one year ago), medical practitioners, staff associated with research societies and think tanks, journalists and staff/volunteers of humanitarian organizations.
Each participant shall be permitted to submit only one individual entry; joint entries shall not be permitted. All submissions must be the original and bona fide work of the participants; plagiarism will result in automatic disqualification. The submission should not have been submitted in any other competition and/or for publication whatsoever.
Submissions that do not fulfil the following criteria will not be eligible for the competition:
• Submissions are due by 24:00 (PST) on 13th July 2014. Submissions will however be accepted till two days after the last date of submission, with a
penalty of 2 marks per day.
• The word limit for each submission is 5,000 words (excluding footnotes).
• Submissions shall be emailed as a PDF attachment to Usman Khan at email@example.com
• The subject ofthe email shall be:
‘Essay Competition: Violence against health care: social and humanitarian implications’.
• Each submission shall include the author’s name, email-address, contact phone number, university/organization and field of study.
Each submission will be marked out of a total of 100 marks. The marking criteria shall be as follows:-
Ingenuity/ Originality 30 marks
Quality of research 25 marks
Structure and Clarity 25 marks
English/Grammar 10 marks
Presentation (Formatting) 10 marks
For further details about the competition, please visit: http://www.icrc.org/eng/resources/documents/event/2014/pakistan-essay-competition-health-care-in-danger-2014.htm
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an international humanitarian organisation. In Pakistan, it has been helping victims of natural and manmade disasters since 1948. The ICRC is entrusted by states to address humanitarian issues. It works in agreement with the host government, as well as other stakeholders. It is mainly staffed by nationals ofthe countries in which it works.
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