Whether you are a health worker, a community member, an entrepreneur, a student, a public health worker or from private, public or not for profit organisation, we want to learn from your solution!
Solutions could be a new service, a new practice or process, a new technology.
You may not think your work is innovative, but if it is providing a creative approach to an existing problem, it likely is. Tell us about it!
Improving access to and care for health
Improving quality of health
Improving the diagnosis, treatment or prevention of infectious diseases
We are looking for solutions created with people and implemented with their participation. These solutions must increase the capacity of people. We are not looking for scientific solutions such as drugs or advanced medical devices.
Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia
A minimum of 1-year implementation
Applications will only be considered where the application form has been completed in its entirety and submitted before the due date.
12:00pm (noon) COT
Announcement of eligible participants
External Panel Assessment
Announcement of winners
Each solution will be reviewed by at least two of the experts on the selection panel according to the following criteria. We will be releasing the names of the members of the selection panel shortly.
The solution addresses a health priority and a perceived need in the community
The solution presents a creative, unconventional or new approach as compared to the status quo.
The solution has the potential to enhance equity and access in health, especially for the most excluded or marginalised.
The solution is affordable to those excluded in the local context and presents a more cost-effective alternative as compared to the status quo.
The solution has the potential to achieve a positive outcome on the health of the local population AND enhances the capacities of the local population.
Feasibility for the solution to be applied, replicated and scaled-up to other communities with similar problems.
The solution has the possibility to be sustained and have demonstrated that they have considered issues around sustainability.
A participatory approach is evident in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the solution (i.e. contributions from various stakeholders: the patients/families, local health personnel, local leaders.
The solution has the potential bring transformation within the health or social system.
There are several ways you can apply:
If you do not have access to electronic communication, you can collect copy of the form from our offices.
Centro Internacional de Entrenamiento e Investigaciones Médicas-CIDEIM
Calle 18 # 122-135 Campus de la Universidad Icesi (Edificio O-CIDEIM)
Valle del Cauca
Only proposals submitted using the form on the dates specified in this call will be considered.