TMP contributor takes reporting prize
The winner of the print category was Maj My Midtgaard Humaidan from Denmark for her article "Living Amidst Seizures and Lack of Empowerment" that appeared in the Danish newspaper Fyns Amts Avis. Birthe Tønseth from Ireland was the winner in the broadcast category for her programme "Life with Epilepsy" broadcast on Radio Telefís Éireann’s RTÉ One.
The award aims to raise awareness about epilepsy across the globe. It recognizes journalists who have excelled in reporting compelling and informed stories that engage the audience on this often misunderstood condition. Epilepsy is the most common, serious neurological condition, affecting up to 50 million people worldwide.