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DEADLINE: 25 OCTOBER 2019
Tun Dr Siti Hasmah
Tun Dr. Siti Hasmah binti Haji Mohamad Ali is the wife of the current Prime Minister of Malaysia, Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad. As wife of the Prime Minister, she campaigned tirelessly for women’s health, family planning, drug abuse control and adult literacy. The Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Award was named in her honour to recognise outstanding contributions by civil society to the HIV/AIDS cause.
THE TUN DR SITI HASMAH AWARD 2019
The Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Award recognises outstanding contributions by organisations and individuals towards meeting the goal of ending the AIDS epidemic as a public health concern in Malaysia.
Established in 1996 by the MAF and presented as one of the highlights of the Red Ribbon Gala, it is a ‘thank you’ note to these organisations and individuals for their exemplary courage, commitment and dedication to creating sustainable impact on communities most affected by HIV/AIDS.
MAF places great importance in highlighting excellence in efforts to respond effectively to HIV/AIDS with the hope of encouraging more organisations and individuals to be more proactive, innovative and committed to the cause.
NOMINATION & WINNER SELECTION PROCESS AT A GLANCE
The organiser, Malaysian AIDS Foundation (MAF), welcomes nominations for individuals or organisations in recognition of their outstanding contribution to the national HIV/ AIDS response. Nominations MUST be made by a third party (self-nominations are not permitted).
Completed nomination forms must be submitted to, and received by organiser by 14 October 2019.
Nominations received will be screened for eligibility. The organiser may contact the nominator to verify the information provided in the nomination form.
The organiser will contact all eligible nominees to assess if they have objections to being nominated. Shortlisted nominees will be invited for an interview with the Panel of Judges.
SELECTION OF WINNER
The Winner will be notified by the Organiser.
The Award will be presented at the MALAYSIAN AIDS FOUNDATION TUN DR. SITI HASMAH AWARD GALA DINNER 2019, 14 December 2019, Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur.
PAST WINNERS OF TUN DR SITI HASMAH AWARD
2018Matron Fadzilah Abdul Hamid
2012Penang Family Health Development Association
2006Staff Nurse Jubaidah Bee Nagoor Pitchay
2004Matron Fun Choon Kee
2000Persatuan Pengasih Malaysia
1998Datuk Dr Christopher Lee
1996Students of Limkokwing Institute of Creative Technology