29 Jan 2018 – 10:16
Doha: The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced the annual art competition for schoolchildren to mark the World Health Day 2018. The competition held on April 7 every year to commemorate its founding in 1948. This year’s competition will focus on comprehensive health coverage under the theme “Health for All”.
The competition is open for all school students between the ages of 8-18 years. Art works should be presented on an appropriate type of drawing paper. The work will be judged according to age groups 8-9 years, 10-11 years, 12-13 years, 14 -15 years, and 16-18 years old.
The jury of the regional office selects the winners of the competition, and the organization is entitled to use the works of art provided by the students in its media products. Participation in the contest requires the participants to attach data forms with full name of the submitted work, the name of the country of residency, age, full home address, school name, address and telephone number, the name of the guardian and telephone number and the email address of the student or parents.
Winners will be awarded prizes and an exhibition of winning works will be held at the WHO Regional Office. Students wishing to participate must send their artwork to the Department of International Health Relations at the Ministry of Public Health in the country of their residence by Thursday, March 1, 2018.