Stop TB Partnership

Kochon Prize 2018

The Stop TB Partnership announces Call for the 2018 Kochon Prize Nominations for Political Leaders fighting to End TB!

The Stop TB Partnership is pleased to announce the Call for the 2018 Kochon Prize. This year, we are aligned with the United Nations High Level Meeting (UNHLM) on TB and the 2018 Kochon Prize will therefore be awarded to the political leaders who are reinvigorating, driving change, and taking bold actions to End TB. Their commitment, level of engagement and perseverance to fight TB is changing the world and the lives of people suffering from this deadly disease.

Who can be nominated

Individuals cannot nominate themselves. They must be nominated by individuals (other than themselves) or organizations.

Nominees can be individual political leaders holding one of the following positions:

  • Head of State / President / Prime Minister;
  • Member of Parliament;
  • Minister of Health or any other Minister

Application Period

The application period for nominations opens today, Thursday, 2 August 2018 at 18:00 (Geneva time). The online nomination form, found here must be completed no later than Friday, 7 September 2018 at 18:00 (Geneva time).

Nominations should include:

  1. A nomination form
  2. Support letter from the nominator

An additional support letter from another organization or individual other than the nominator is not mandatory but can be included in the nomination process.