All children and young people have human and healthcare rights. For example, children have the right to the best health possible and to medical care and the right to play! These rights are articulated in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). This award will acknowledge the extraordinary steps taken by a nominee/team to advance the healthcare rights of children and young people.
WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?
We are seeking a nominee/team who has taken significant steps to advance the health rights of children and young people in relation to the UNCRC. This difference could have been achieved in school, at hospital or in the community through campaigning, lobbying, improving participation or other activities like person centred care.
WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?
We are looking for a nominee/team who has:
- Taken extraordinary steps to advance the healthcare rights of children and young people.
- Adopted the child as a partner approach by listening and doing what matters to ensure all children have appropriate and positive experiences.
- Proved to be an excellent leader, demonstrating that they are mentally strong and reflective with positive personal qualities and achievements.
Individuals or teams. Anyone can nomination but children may like to ask for help.