December is here!! For Christmas give the gift of a nomination….



Well the ‘National Health Blog Post Month’ is now officially over, and now December is here it is the start of the holiday season – the time to start preparing for Christmas; buying and wrapping all those presents, decorating the house with decorations and of course, that dreaded big Christmas shop.

One way in which you can reward  and give a gift  this season to your favourite health activist or health blogger is to nominate them for one of the WEGO Health Activist Awards for 2012!!  Have more than one favourite health activist?  No problem, the beauty of these awards is that you can nominate as many bloggers’ as you wish, even nominating for someone in more than one category.

This year, WEGO Health is making these awards bigger and better than last year with 16 categories:

Advocating for Another Award: for someone who advocates for the health condition of someone they love

Best Ensemble Cast: a group who advocates and raises awareness

Best in Show – Blog: someone who exemplifies the use of blogging

Best in Show – Community/Forum: someone who exemplifies the use of a community or forum

Best in Show – Facebook: a health activist who exemplifies the use of Facebook

Best in Show – Twitter: a health activist who exemplifies the use of Twitter

Best in Show – Video: a health activist who blogs and uses video to advocate and raise awareness of a health condition

Best Kept Secret: someone in the health community who does a lot of work to advocate and raise awareness of their health condition but who does not receive much attention 

Health Activist Hero: an inspiring, supportive and knowledgable health activist

Hilarious Health Activist Award: a health activist who makes you laugh and brings a lot of humour alongside their advocacy

Ms/Mr. Congeniality Award: a health activist who always has a kind word, a positive note and a virtual hug for others

Paperboy Award: an award for the health activist who always delivers the latest and greatest health news and research

Rookie of the Year: a health activist who came on the scene in 2012 but has inspired the entire community

Silver Stethoscope: a healthcare professional who utilises social media to make the world a better place

Trailblazer Award: for a health activist who is ahead of every curve and excited by new technology

Unsung Hero Award: the member of your community who may not know how amazing and valuable they are.


So this year why not give them the gift of thanks, and reward the amazing dedication and hard work for your favourite health blogger and health activist and nominate for one of the above awards?  It will mean so much to them, and really give them the push to continue their work into 2013!

Remember the closing dates for nominations is the 31st December 2o12.

To nominate someone now you can vote here 




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