#WorldStrokeDay: Video contest announced for college students
The Indian Stroke Association (ISA), an umbrella body of over 800 specialists across India, has invited entries for a national short video contest from college students. This is part of spreading awareness about stroke, ahead of the World Stroke Day on October 29. The last date for submitting entries is October 5 and only the first 100 entries would be evaluated. Here's more.
Videos can be of 30 seconds to 1 minute
For the video, contestants can choose subjects like 'Stroke: Symptoms and Early detection,' 'Lifestyle Factors and Stroke' and 'F.A.S.T', 'Life After Stroke', 'Stroke and Survival' and 'Preventing Stroke'. The videos, which should be between 30-seconds to 1-minute, can be made in English or Hindi.
Winners will be chosen by jury comprising medical experts
The first three winners would receive cash prizes of Rs. 5,000, Rs. 3,000, and Rs. 1,500 respectively. A popular prize of Rs. 2,500 would also be given to the video that gets maximum Facebook likes. ISA will also give away certificates to the winners. The contest is open to degree and postgraduate students of all disciplines, who can participate either individually or in groups.