Eligibility Criteria

Eligible nominations must:

  1. Represent innovations being developed or implemented by organisations in countries classified as ‘low’, ‘lower-middle’, through to ‘upper-middle’ income by the World Bank. See the World Bank classifications here.
  2. Describe an innovative approach or process applied to under-5 child survival that can demonstrate impact within an eligible country.
  3. Provide proven and successful results in the two years preceding the nomination. 
  4. Be an organisation (public, private, or non-profit), academic/research institution, or healthcare facility.

 Nominees may not be individuals or national government bodies. However, institutions funded by governments may be nominees (such as universities, think-tanks, and QUANGOs).

Additional notes on Eligibility:

  • More than one eligible organisation can be jointly nominated, if the eligible innovation is a joint project. 
  • More than one eligible innovation can be nominated from one eligible organisation. 
  • A separate form should be submitted for each nominee. 
  • You may nominate your own organisation or an organisation with which you have no affiliation, but you must inform the organisation that it has been nominated, secure their consent to participate, and provide contact details for that organisation. 
  • Employees of the Save the Children and GSK, any of their group companies, and any other person directly connected with the HIAs or the Awards are excluded from being a Nominee. Employees of GSK and Save the Children are excluded from being Nominators.