The highly anticipated Asia’s largest congregation of health writers and influencers is back with its 8th edition – the National Health Writers & Influencers Convention (NHWIC-2024).Scheduled for February 21st to 22nd at the prestigious AIIMS, New Delhi, this groundbreaking event promises to be a game-changer, equipping attendees with cutting-edge knowledge, fostering vital connections, and recognizing emerging healthcare heroes.
Highlighting the significance of NHWIC-2024 and the NextGen awards, Dr. Swadeep Srivastava, Founder & Chairman of HEAL Health Writers & Editors Network, expresses, “As we anticipate the 8th NHWIC, our commitment to empowering health writers and journalists stands strong. Since 2005, this convention has been a beacon of knowledge, uniting over 1000 health writers and influencers. The introduction of NextGen Healthcare Changemakers Awards 2024 mirrors our dedication to celebrating those shaping the future of healthcare in India.”
Dr Srivastava further adds, “The 8th NHWIC aims to equip attendees with comprehensive knowledge and engagement through specialized sessions. We also honour the emerging NextGen Healthcare Changemakers and Media Awards to inspire individuals contributing to the upliftment of the healthcare landscape in India.”
‘Empowering Health Narratives, Championing Changemakers’: This year’s theme highlights the convention’s mission. Over 100 distinguished voices from the health writing and influencing landscape, representing key media platforms, are expected to convene, shaping the future of healthcare communication. The highlight of this year’s convention will be the presentation of the ‘NextGen Healthcare Changemakers & Media Awards 2024’, recognizing and honouring healthcare trailblazers under the age of 45 for their remarkable contributions to the healthcare landscape in India.
Dr. Vinay Aggarwal, Director of Crosslay Remedies Ltd., Past President-CMAAO, and Past National President, IMA, commends HEAL’s efforts in promoting responsible health journalism, “HEAL’s conventions provide valuable insights and encourage responsible health reporting, crucial in combating misinformation. The health writers and editors training programmes in the form of conventions organized by the HEAL Foundation are wonderful. It gives fresh insights to the journalists about healthcare awareness and the latest developments in the healthcare landscape. The NHWIC serves as a platform to connect top-class domain experts with healthcare journalists and writers.”
Beyond Recognition, Building Knowledge: The convention itself boasts a robust agenda. Renowned experts will lead interactive sessions on crucial topics, fostering meaningful exchange and insightful discussions.