Mega Lifesciences is excited to announce the 2023 Mega Impact-A-Thon. This competition calls for entries for the first-ever award celebrating community impact in healthcare.
It is open to all pharmacists dedicated to improving the health and well-being of their communities through digital and/or physical avenues.
The Mega Impact-A-Thon has been inaugurated as a commemorative initiative, marking twenty years of noteworthy contributions by Mega Lifesciences. This award is poised to spotlight the profound influence exerted by Pharmacists across all Nigerian states within their respective communities.
Distinguished entries will be vying for esteemed recognition through a cumulative Impact Grant prize amounting to N750,000. This recognition endeavour is poised to foster and fortify community-based advancements, thereby bolstering developmental strides within Nigeria. Moreover, it seeks to heighten cognizance regarding the pivotal significance of community development.
Established in 1982, Mega Lifesciences public company limited is actively involved in helping millions of people have access to safe, effective, world-class quality nutritional & herbal supplements, and medications. Mega strives to help people stay healthy as long as they live. Mega Lifesciences commenced registration in Nigeria with the Corporate Affairs Commission and other Regulatory bodies such as Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) and the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), as Mega Healthcare Nigeria Limited in September 2001. The name was chang... read more
Applications will be judged by an expert panel. The top 50 entries will be announced on World Pharmacists Day – 25th September 2023. The final three winners will be announced and awarded at a virtual event in October.
Pre-selection Stage: In this stage, pharmacists submit applications via the application form. Applicants are required to provide information about their community impact projects including evidence, and social media handles, among other fields.
Accelerator Stage: Shortlisted pharmacists (50) will attend a 5-part mentoring session focused on mentoring and equipping young pharmacists with the tools needed to succeed. An internal jury will shortlist the fifty (50) semi-finalists.
Final Stage: The final three winners will be selected at a virtual pitch event.
To participate, individuals must complete the online application form. The application requires each participant to provide a brief description of their community impact projects with evidence and a summary of objectives and motivation. The deadline for submissions is 22nd September 2023.
For more details,visit Mega website