CSSANZ Media Award08-03-2017
Cecile Meier, Journalist at Stuff NZ is the 2017 Media Award winner.
CSSANZ offers an annual Media Prize for the best media segment (published article, television or radio commentary, or multimedia format) judged by the Media and Public Relations Committee of the CSSANZ to provide the best information to patients.
The award aims to recognise the important role the media can play in raising public awareness of the spectrum of colorectal disease, and the impact these conditions can have on patients.
There were 7 entries this year ranging across all media: print, radio and television, all from dedicated and professional health and medical journalists. The 2017 winner is Cecile Meier, Journalist at Stuff NZ, for her article: “Concerned Christchurch surgeons volunteer to give free bowel cancer tests” dated July 12, 2017