Dr. Samba Sow, a Malian physician and Professor at the University of Maryland, will receive $100,000 for using health data to save children’s lives through a comprehensive vaccination program.
October 4, 2017
November 16, 2016
The Roux Prize is intended for anyone who has applied burden of disease research in innovative ways to improve population health. We are now accepting nominations for 2017. The deadline for nominations is January 31, 2017.
September 29, 2016
A Filipino epidemiologist and professor, Dr. John Q.
October 21, 2015
Dr. Agnes Binagwaho, a trained pediatrician and Fomer Minister of Health of Rwanda, is the second winner of the Roux Prize, a US$100,000 award for turning evidence into health impact and the largest prize of its kind. Dr. Binagwaho has used Global Burden of Disease (GBD) data and evidence from the Ministry’s own data-gathering efforts to ensure the country’s limited resources are saving the most lives and reducing suffering.
September 29, 2014
When Dr. Rodrigo Guerrero was elected mayor of Cali, Colombia, he knew that violence was killing more people in his city than anything else. Using scientific methods, he created a violence prevention program that led to a 33% drop in homicides.
March 7, 2014
Armed with additional data, policymakers will be able to more effectively control tobacco in their countries.