Anyone across the globe with an existing initiative to combat dengue can join. Apply now.

The Jury

Associate Professor Dr. Pratit Samdani, Honary Associate Professor of Medicine at Sir J.J. Group of Hospital and Unit Head G.T.Hospital, Jaslok Hospital, Breach Candy Hospital, Bhatia Hospital, Saifee Hospital, Cumballa Hill Hospital, Global Hospital, Mumbai

Yashraj Akashi, Ambassador, Curator & Lead Organizer of TEDxGateway

Catherine Dutel Perier, Program Director, Partnership for Dengue Control.

John Brownstein, Ph.D., Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School and trained epidemiologist. Directs the Computational Epidemiology Group at the Children’s Hospital Informatics Program in Boston.

Roberto Tapia-Conyer, MD, MPH, MSc, Dr.Sc., Professor of Public Health at the University of Mexico and Adjunct Professor of the Global Public Health Program at the University of California, San Francisco

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What kind of initiatives are you looking for?

We are looking for existing low cost initiatives and campaigns that combat dengue – be it mosquito net distribution, vector control and surveillance, or natural mosquito repellents. Your initiative should be innovative, tangible, and scalable, with the potential for widespread roll-out. The winning initiative will first be implemented in India, our pilot country.

How do I join?

Simply complete the online application form above.

How will the winner be selected?

A jury will look at all qualified applications and judge the initiatives based on: Innovation (20%), Effectiveness (40%), and Scalability (40%).

When will the winner be announced?

Second week of March 2014..

Deadline: 28th of February, 2014 at midnight