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Vaccines and New Media "Film Festival"

DC Area Event: CSIS - Center for Strategic & International Studies  |  This event will be webcast live at:

The event will explore how global health organizations and private foundations are making the case for U.S. investments in global immunization, using internet videos and social media to reach U.S. policymakers and the American public.

IWHP Annual Photo Contest

Are your memeber of the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC)? If so, this the photo contest for you!  

Submissions will be accepted until April 13th, 2012 and the winning entries will be displayed at the International Women's Health Symposium on June 20th, 2012.

New Photos

New Photos Added to Photoshare | We've added hundreds of new images documenting a range of global health communication, and development issues.  Below are some of the highlights, along with a link to the contributing photographer’s images in Photoshare.  The set includes images related floodsin Pakistan, communication campaigns in Jordan, healthcare in Mozambique, and more. 

Deadline for 2012 IFES Contest

Attention Photoshare Contributors: Reminder the deadline for 2012 IFES Contest is February 16, 2012

2012 IFES Photography Contest Closes Thursday

The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) sponsors an annual democracy-themed photography contest to highlight the many ways people around the world demonstrate a sense of civic responsibility. The contest seeks images of individuals taking part in the electoral process and other activities that demonstrate the values of democratic governance and civic engagement.

Photoshare Use Highlights

Photoshare images used and credited in influential journals

We are excited to feature two Photoshare request highlights from last month.  There are always a handful of interesting and exciting requests fulfilled each month (though many not always available online), but it’s particularly exciting to see Photoshare images used and credited in influential journals!  

Happy New Year from Photoshare!

Free Download: 2012 Photoshare Calendar!

DC Event: A photo essay documenting programs in Kenya

Attention Global Health Professionals and Photography Enthusiasts:  If you're in the DC area you may be interested in an upcoming event. 

USAID: Near Zero Malaria Deaths

Featured Use: Photoshare staff was excited  to see that USAID recently select a Photoshare image to promote their new malaria initiative:  Near Zero Malaria Deaths: An Achievable Goal for the 21st Century

Slideshow tool for Web Content

We recently reviewed a free content player.  Here are the results: 

Photoshare content served by Wibbitz:  

Photoshare Use: Best Practice Spotlight