A heartwarming image of Afghan school girls took the 1st Place/Best of Show spot in the 10th Annual Photoshare Photo Contest.Afghan School Girls: 1st Place An Afghan school girl studies with her classmates at an Aflatoon school run by an NGO, BRAC in Kabul, Afghanistan. © 2011 Sumon Yusuf, Courtesy of Photoshare Bring Our Girls Back: 2nd Place “#Bring Our Girls Back’’ protesters march from Allen to Alausa in Ikeja, Lagos, over the abduction of more than 200 schoolgirls in Chibok, Borno State, northern Nigeria. © 2014 Kunle Ajayi, Courtesy of Photoshare Front-Line Health Workers in India:3rd Place Accredited social health activists (ASHAs) learn to use an mHealth application called mSakhi at the Community Health Centre (CHC) in Badagaon, Uttar Pradesh, India. © 2014 Girdhari Bora for IntraHealth International, Courtesy of Photoshare A Healthcare Worker in Liberia: Best of Healthcare Providers – HIFA Photo Award Winner A health care worker in Monrovia, Liberia, cares for a young Ebola patient. © 2014 Kevin Sieff/The Washington Post, Courtesy of Photoshare Tobacco Worker in Turkey: Best of Agriculture & Economic Development A tobacco worker in Turkey carries harvested plants to be dried. © 2012 Serkan Çolak, Courtesy of Photoshare Social Worker in India:Best of Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief A social worker in Kolkata, India, uses an illustrated book to teach children at a home run by an NGO for underprivileged children of families suffering from leprosy. © 2014 Biswajit, Courtesy of Photoshare Father in Haiti Holds his Newborn:Best of Global Families – Fathers In Central Plateau, Haiti, a father holds his newborn child as his wife, a mother of five, recovers from a deep coma induced by postpartum eclamptic seizures. © 2014 C. Hanna-Truscott/Midwives for Haiti, Courtesy of Photoshare Children working at Recycling Factory in Bangladesh Two children work at a plastic recycling factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh. © 2014 A.M. Ahad, Courtesy of Photoshare Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP) with sponsorship from HIFA (Healthcare Information For All), a global campaign administered by the Global Healthcare Information Network.
The winners of this year’s photos contest support the growth of Photoshare’s collection, which helps international nonprofits—including Global Health NOW—communicate critical public health and development issues. Here, we feature a slideshow of the top 3 – including the 2nd place winner, an image from the #Bring Back Our Girls campaign in Nigeria, and the 3rd place winner, of front-line health workers in India – plus a sampling from the “Best of” category. Be sure to visit Photoshare to see all of the winners and learn about this fantastic resource!
Photoshare’s editorial photography collection is focused on capturing projects in action and the people they serve. To find out how you can support the collection and share, visit: www.photoshare.org. To learn more about knowledge sharing and the K4Health Project, visit: www.k4health.org – a USAID-funded project at Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP), in partnership with FHI360, IntraHealth International, and Management Sciences for Health (MSH).