WTD 2023 Activity of the Year Award

World Thrombosis Day 2023 Activity of the Year (2 award categories)

The World Thrombosis Day (WTD) 2023 Activity of the Year Award recognizes WTD partner groups or organizations that has shown outstanding effort in raising awareness of thrombosis on a local, regional or global level by organizing an engaging and successful event and/or activity in recognition of WTD.

NEW: This award is offered in two categories. Two winners will be selected this year:

  • Award #1: Partner organization from a high-income country
  • Award #2: Partner organization from a low or middle income country as designed by the ISTH Reach-the-World program (see list here)

Eligibility: Eligible candidates must be a WTD partner organization/group, such as healthcare facilities, hospital departments and/or teams, awareness organizations, non-government organizations (NGOs), and/or advocacy organizations. Individual candidates will not be considered. The WTD event and/or activity took place within the previous calendar year (e.g., January-December 2022) in support of the WTD global campaign. Interested candidates may self-nominate for this award, or someone may submit a nomination on the organization’s behalf. Corporate supporters are not eligible to apply.

Specific eligibility criteria for the organization:

  • Exemplify a passion and willingness to build awareness about thrombosis in the organization’s community, region, country, and/or globally.
  • Demonstrate willingness to achieve the mission of the WTD campaign by seeking to increase global awareness of thrombosis, including its causes, risk factors, signs/symptoms and evidence-based prevention and treatment, ultimately striving to reduce death and disability caused by the condition.
  • Being an official WTD partner organization is required.
  • Organize at least one (1) thrombosis awareness activity. Both virtual and in-person activities are welcome and will receive equal consideration.
  • The event/activity should motivate others within thrombosis advocacy programs in communities and countries around the world and exhibit innovative approaches to raise awareness and/or accomplish advocacy goals.
  • Representative from the organization should be comfortable speaking to others about thrombosis awareness and the reason why the organization is dedicated to the cause.

Award Benefits: The WTD 2023 Activity of the Year is awarded to two award winners as outlined above. Each award winning organization receives the following prize package:

  • $1,000 USD donation to the winner’s organization/charity.
  • (1) complimentary exhibition booth space at the next ISTH annual congress to promote the winning organization’s programs and offerings (booth space and location to be determined by ISTH). This is for the booth space only and does NOT include travel fees or congress registration.
  • Complimentary WTD activity award prize pack for use at the winner’s next WTD event/activity, including 10 WTD T-shirts and 25 bracelets or pins.
  • Ceremonial award plaque.
  • Feature interview promoted via WTD and ISTH communication channels and visibility on the ISTH WTD communication channels.

Activity of the Year Award

World Thrombosis Day Activity of the Year: Nomination Form

Thank you for your interest in the WTD Activity of the Year Award. Please complete the following nomination form with as much detail about your event as possible. NOTE: Remember that all nominated activities/events must have taken place during the 2022 calendar year. If you have questions about the nomination form, please contact Barbara Krolak at wtd@isth.org. Thank you!
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About your activity

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Please share when the activity took place.
Please include city and country
If you do not have a specific number, please share your best estimate.
Please include as much detail as possible, including how your organization may have adjusted its planning due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Feel free to include links and/or an agenda if desired.
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    Materials may include photos, videos, agendas, activity reports, etc. Feel free to send any additional materials via email to wtd@isth.org.