Call for Nominations
Virchow Prize for Global Health
About the Virchow Prize for Global Health
The Virchow Prize for Global Health was awarded for the first time in 2022 under the High Patronage of German Federal President, Frank-Walter Steinmeier. Endowed with €500,000, the Virchow Prize recognizes outstanding lifetime achievements in the field of global health that align with and uphold the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations 2030 Agenda.
2022 Virchow Prize for Global Health Laureate Portrait – John N. Nkengasong
2022 Virchow Prize for Global Health Award Ceremony live stream available via our YouTube channel:
The Virchow Prize for Global Health is awarded by the Virchow Foundation for Global Health, an independent non-profit foundation under civic law. Based in Berlin and Münster, the Virchow Foundation for Global Health was established with the support of the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina and Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, alongside civil society, and leading experts within global health, to contribute to the improvement of health worldwide. Further information: https://virchowprize.org
To support the opening of the nomination phase for the 2023 Virchow Prize for Global Health, we would love your support in amplifying the call for nominations on social media and through your newsletters. This toolkit includes resources you can adapt and use as needed.
Download the Nomination form
Links to the press release announcing the nomination phase