4YouthByYouth is glad to announce a crowdsourcing open call: Adolescent Engagement in HIV Research in Africa. This crowdsourcing allows youths to participate in designing, implementing, and disseminating research findings in sub-Saharan HIV research.
Reading this article will help you learn more this 4YouthByYouth crowdsourcing program and how to submit your ideas.
The table of contents below gives an overview of all the information this article contains.
- About Adolescent Engagement in HIV Research in Africa
- What is the core aim of this program?
- What is the application submission Format?
- The Judgment Process
- How to Apply for Adolescent Engagement in HIV Research in Africa
- Steering Committee Members
- Organizing Team
- Adolescent Engagement in HIV Research in Africa Important Timelines
- Adolescent Engagement in HIV Research in Africa 2021 FAQs
About Adolescent Engagement in HIV Research in Africa
Adolescents across Africa are participating in HIV research in groundbreaking ways, creating a higher standard for practical participation in research.
The youths must be interested in the design, execution, and dissemination of research results in sub-Saharan HIV research.
In collaboration with AHISA and sister organizations, The organizer ( 4YouthByYouth) is offering an open call for crowdsourcing. Note, crowdsourcing has a community of people attempting to solve a problem and then exchanging ideas with the public.
What is the core aim of this program?
The aim of this open call for crowdsourcing is to seek innovative forms in which adolescents (14-24 years of age) will be involved in HIV research studies in Africa.
Submissions to this open call will be used to inform the study and help produce a manuscript on the same subject.
What is the application submission Format?
The Texts will not be less than 500 words. The expected image size is 5MB or less, and the video is 3 mimutes or less. Note, submissions will be through Email, WhatsApp and Google forms.
Also, submissions will be accepted in all languages. At the same time, if the language of submission is not English or French, a translated version of the submission will also be required.
The Judgment Process
All submissions will be reviewed by three to five independent judges.
Judging criteria will include the following:
The crowdsourcing organizer will create participation awards on the basis of merit. The awards will only be granted to teens. And the prizes for winning adult submissions would be awarded to chosen teens affiliated with submissions.
However, the overall budget for all prizes is USD 2500. Both finalists will earn at least USD 250 as prizes, and the exact number and allocation of prizes will be agreed upon.
Selected finalists will be involved in co-creating the manuscript as co-authors. All those who have a mean score of 7/10 or greater will receive a commendation.
How to Apply for Adolescent Engagement in HIV Research in Africa
To apply for this 4YouthByYouth program, you can submit the crowdsourcing form in the following ways:
Steering Committee Members
Michael Mbizvo, Sarah Roberts, Aisa Shayo, Brenda Kateera, Paula Braitstein, Nadia Ahmed, Eleanor Namusoke Magongo, Isaac Moses, Mesoma Igbokwe, Amaka Ikemefuna, Susan Vorkoper, Rachel Sturke, Kristin Beima-Sofie, Julie Denison, Victor Ojo, Lana Promise
Chisom Obiezu-Umeh, Titi Gbaja-biamila, David Oladele, Ucheoma Nwaozuru, Kadija Tahlil, Joe Tucker, Nora Rosenberg, Laura Rachal, Oliver Ezechi, Juliet Iwelunmor
Adolescent Engagement in HIV Research in Africa Important Timelines
Crowdsourcing Open Call Launch
Crowdsourcing Open Call Submission Deadline
Contest Judging Period
Notification of Top Entries
To learn more, visit the official website.
Adolescent Engagement in HIV Research in Africa 2021 FAQs
Who is eligible to participate in this call?
Anyone who has been involved in youth (14-24 years old) engagement in HIV research in Africa can participate.
Where can I submit my idea?
You can submit your idea through email
(firstname.lastname@example.org), WhatsApp, and Google Forms.
Who is the Host?
The open call is organized by 4YouthByYouth and
supported by the Adolescent HIV Prevention and Treatment Implementation Science Alliance.
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