The Recognizing Excellence Around Champions of Health (REACH) Awards acknowledge those who have demonstrated extraordinary leadership and commitment in the field of disease elimination.
From boots-on-the-ground innovators to local community health workers, the REACH Awards aim to celebrate critical contributions from those on the front lines of disease elimination. The awards underscore the belief that no one should suffer from preventable diseases and that the ability of people to live a healthy life is a key driver of development, which leads to stable, prosperous societies.
These awards will be presented by His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, on November 19 at the Reaching the Last Mile Forum in Abu Dhabi, which will convene government officials, bilateral and multilateral aid leaders, global health experts, and industry leaders to share insights and best practice on how to eliminate or eradicate NTDs, Malaria and Polio.The call for nominations for the 2019 REACH Awards was launched at the World Health Assembly in Geneva. The deadline for nominations is 12 July 2019 and more information can be found here.