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Photography Competition 

The World Society for Pediatric Infectious Diseases (WSPID) invites you to take part in a photography competition being organized in conjunction with the 8th WSPID Congress to be held in Cape Town. The competition is open to all congress attendees; both amateur and professional photographers. The photographs will be judged in the following categories:

A) Non-clinical photographs of a child/children

B) Clinical photographs of a child/children relating to the subject of pediatric infectious diseases


Winners will receive:

The winners will be announced at WSPID 2013 in Cape Town.

Submission Deadline: October 31, 2013

Rules and Procedures

The photography should represent children from across the world.
All photographs should be submitted by October 31, 2013
There will be two winners, one in each category.
Winners will be chosen by the committee by November 7, 2013. All winners will be notified by email and publicly announced at WSPID 2013 in Cape Town in the exhibition area where the photographs will be displayed.
Winners will receive a free registration to WSPID 2015 in Rio and have their photograph published in the Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health.
The photographs will credit the winner and may be used as stand alone images, or as a Picture of the Month.
No photographs will be published without receiving prior permission from the photographer.

In order to apply for the competition, please send your photo to