Topic in 2018: Non-communicable diseases
Deadline for submitting applications: 1 July 2018
The Else Kröner Fresenius Award for Development Co-operation in Medicine acknowledges projects that serve towards improving healthcare in developing countries. The award is endowed with 100,000 euros. This year it honours projects pertaining to the topic of non-communicable diseases.
Numbered among the group of non-communicable diseases are illnesses such as diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, cancer, chronic respiratory illnesses and mental disorders. Each year up to 30 million people in developing countries die due to these kinds of illnesses. Since 2015 they have been regarded as the most frequent cause of death worldwide.
Projects can be honoured which
A project depiction no longer than five pages must particularly include the following points:
Please send your application documents by e-mail to hum.preis2018(at)ekfs.de.
You can find important information regarding application submission as well as the formal prerequisites at:
The awards ceremony shall take place on 22 November 2018 at the German Federal Ministry for Economic Co-operation and Development (BMZ) in Berlin.
Dr. Judith von Heusinger
medizinisch-humanitäre Entwicklungszusammenarbeit (Medical-humanitarian Development Co-operation)
Phone +49 (6172) 8975-17