The Federal Ministry of Health in collaboration with Gatefield Impact is delighted to invite entries for the 2017 Tobacco Free Nigeria Advocacy Champion Challenge. Individuals between the age of 18 — 35 are encouraged to apply. The instructions are as follows:
- Talk to Owner/Manager/Supervisor of a public space or spaces (listed below) about the Nigerian Tobacco Control Act 2015 Smoke Free provisions to be implemented.
- Take photograph/videos(s) showing you advocacy or results — include the name of the public space. Feel free to hold a placard and take pictures with the person or company you advocated to. Ensure to use the hashtag #ClearTheAir as you post. (Instagram and Twitter users should also mention @tobaccofreeng)
- Complete this short form
Public spaces include restaurant/bars, workplaces, recreational parks, playgrounds, plazas, motor parks, education/child care facility, and health facility.
1st: $300 award for personal/community development
2nd: $200 award for personal/community development
3rd: $100 award for personal/community development
*A honorable mention will be given to all other relevant submissions as well as published into the campaign blog/booklet. Other prizes may apply.
Deadline: July 21st, 2017. Winners will be announced 1st August, 2017.
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