007 takes up judging at Young Lions Health Award

CANNES, FRANCE: UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and famed 007 Actor, Sir Roger Moore, will be joining the dedicated jury of respected industry leaders judging the Young Lions Health Award, an exciting new competition for young creatives and marketers that aims to improve challenges facing health systems in low-income countries.

Launched together with UNICEF and Unilever the Award calls on the young creative industry to develop a compelling campaign that helps address this challenge. UNICEF will utilise the winning campaign as the basis for engaging the public to advocate and mobilise support for better, child-focused health systems.

Sir Roger is a steadfast advocate for children, visiting UNICEF-supported programmes around the world. Commenting on his appointment as juror, he says, "I am thrilled to join the jury for the Young Lions Health competition, which is a unique opportunity to help change the lives of the most vulnerable children."

The deadline for entry submission has been extended until 2 April 2015 to give a further opportunity for more creative young talent to apply.

Taking place from 19-20 June, Lions Health is a festival and awards ceremony for creative excellence in the global healthcare industry. The winners of the award will be presented at Lions Health giving them the opportunity to join the global healthcare community, as well as see their entry in the spotlight when they are honoured at the official awards ceremony. for more information, go to www.canneslions.com/lions_health/.


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