2016 Roux Prize - disease burden evidence to improve health
Nominations are open for the 2016 Roux Prize, a $100,000 award launched in 2013 to recognize individuals or groups who have used disease burden evidence to take action and make people healthier. Nominees are welcomed from around the world and may be working on any health issue. The only requirement is that they have used disease burden evidence to improve health at the local, national, or global level. The submission deadline is March 31, 2016. Founded by philanthropists David and Barbara Roux, the prize is awarded annually by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington. For details on the nomination process and criteria, visit rouxprize.org. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.