2015 Social media malaria heroes announced

MMV congratulates the winners

17 Nov 2015
Social media award winners

Inis Communication has announced the winners of this year’s social media awards, recognizing the following outstanding advocates, young leaders, forward thinkers, and other global health professionals who use social media to promote dialogue and catalyze action on malaria:

Innovator

Matthew Todd (@MatToddChem)
For his use of social media to highlight new thinking and novel technologies in the fight against malaria

Regional Malaria Champion Latin America

Jaime Chang (@AmazonMalaria)
For his use of social media to promote and showcase the fight against malaria in Latin America

Regional Malaria Champion Asia Pacific

Sara Canavati (@SaraCanavati)
For her use of social media to promote and showcase the fight against malaria in the Asia-Pacific region

Regional Malaria Champion Africa

Corine Karema (@ckarema)
For her use of social media to promote and showcase the fight against malaria in Africa

People’s Choice

Bart Knols (@KnolsMosquito)
For his use of social media to strengthen networks and communities of practice in the fight against malaria

Young Leader

Lazarus Eze (@donlaz4u)
For his use of social media to engage today’s generation in the fight against malaria

Go to the slideshow and meet the winners:

MMV partnered with the Social Media Awards for the “Innovator” category and sought nominations of scientists, researchers and other forward thinkers who use social media to highlight research, new approaches, or novel technologies in the fight against malaria.

For more information, visit the Social Media Awards website.