Presentation on theme: "NATIONAL JOURNALISM ON TRANSPLANTATION AWARD : AN EFFICIENT STRATEGY FOR COMMUNITY EDUCATION WITH OUTSTANDING RESULTS NATIONAL JOURNALISM ON TRANSPLANTATION."— Presentation transcript:
NATIONAL JOURNALISM ON TRANSPLANTATION AWARD : AN EFFICIENT STRATEGY FOR COMMUNITY EDUCATION WITH OUTSTANDING RESULTS NATIONAL JOURNALISM ON TRANSPLANTATION AWARD : AN EFFICIENT STRATEGY FOR COMMUNITY EDUCATION WITH OUTSTANDING RESULTS Alejandro Niño Murcia, MD FACS Fernando Arturo Girón Luque Juan Gonzalo López Casas Laura Niño Torres Mónica Sarmiento
Environment Analysis Organ donation in Colombia 2008 9,6% donors per million inhabitants in Colombia 41% family denial 7,932 people with web ID of the National Health Institute in December 2008 7,932 people with web ID of the National Health Institute in December 2008
Environment Analysis Urban myths about organ donation Lack of knowledge about laws and procedures regarding organ donation with transplantation purposes
Social Responsibility To increase the number of patients benefited by a transplant by encouraging a favorable culture about donation To increase the number of patients benefited by a transplant by encouraging a favorable culture about donation Strategic alliance between Asociación Colombiana de Trasplante de Órganos (ACTO), the Colombian National Institute (INS) and Genzyme pharmaceutical laboratory with the next purposes: To show the patients needs when being considered in a waiting lis To show the patients needs when being considered in a waiting list To support the scientific work of the transplantation groups To support the scientific work of the transplantation groups
General Objective Sensitizing the media about organ donation problems throughout various perspectives
Award Objectives The Journalism Award “Donating there’s life” wants to bring up the journalist’s work when they use the media to enlighten people in an objective, profound and responsible way to the Colombian population the organ and tissue donation as a voluntary and altruistic act. It looks to strengthen the culture creation of organ donation in the Colombian population, which will certainly help saving and improving the way of life of many patients in the waiting list KEVIN is a benefited transplanted patient during the second edition of the award. A true story of this award’s success.
Award Basics Any journalist linked to the massive media, as well as independent journalists that help spreading their work in any massive media format. The paper can be developed in a collective manner, but the award contester will be a representative of the team work and will enjoy the price if elected. CONTESTERS:
Award Basics MODALITIES: Written press Radio Television Alternative media, internet
Evaluation Criteria 40% for quality of the journalist work, the truthfulness and research 30% For effective contribution for the better understanding of the organ and tissue donation problematic and the improvement of the quality of life of the transplanted patients 10% Use of diverse sources of information
Gradings JURY 1 Representative of the Asociación Colombiana de Trasplante de Órganos ACTO 1 Representative of the regulator entities, National Health Institute, Social Protection Ministry 1 Representative of the regulator entities, National Health Institute, Social Protection Ministry 1 Academy Representative 2 Currently working journalists
Gradings The first place award winners in each category will receive an international trip, where they will have the chance of a professional exchange about donation with transplantation purposes 1st and 2nd Edition: Madrid 3rd Edition: Buenos Aires, Montevideo AWARD
Tools “Donating there’s life afterlife” campaign concepts Web creation Press folders with different approaches of the information
Tools Creation of a contact network between the media and the information sources Graphic pieces Personalized visits to communication media nationwide.
Tools Multimedia with works submitted in 2 nd and 3 rd editions Press statements
Results 75 Participants 37 Participants 27 Participants 33 Works 71 Works 90 Works
Panorama 2006-2011 Donors per million inhabitants Source: National Registry of Organ Donation and Transplantation
de aceptación familiar a la donación Colombia 2007 - 2009. Family denial percentages 2006 - 2010. Panorama Source: National registry of Organ donation and Transplantation
Evolution Transplants per million inhabitants Source: National registry of Organ donation and Transplantation
Results Family denial reduced 15.5% between the years 2008 and 2010 Achievements obtained by the actions done by the interested groups in this problematic in both public and private sectors 100.806 Colombians have expressed their will to be donors through the National Institute webpage
Results THE JOURNALISM AWARD ROLE IN THIS ACHIEVEMENTS Increase in the number of journalist sensitized with the organ donation problematic. Significant growth of the media exposure of the subject, specially on television. Greater penetration in cities through local media The award organization consolidated as a source of investigation and information for journalists interested in health issues A greater information for the public opinion, greater possibility of decreasing family denial.
Results Thanks for saying INFORMATION YES to the INFORMATION, so more Colombians will say YES to DONATION. Our slogan:
Conclusions 1.- Practical work with quantifiable results. 2.- Worldwide Companies with desire to participate in programs with social responsibilities 3.- Model which can be easily adapted and reproduced in different countries around the world