National short video contest for college students by ISA

National short video contest for college students by ISA
Amita Jain | Sep 25, 2018 - 11:24 a.m. IST
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NEW DELHI, SEPTEMBER 25: Ahead of the World Stroke Day on October 29, the Indian Stroke Association (ISA), an umbrella body of more than 800 stroke specialists, has invited entries for a national short video contest from college students, as part of spreading awareness about stroke.

The contest is open to degree and postgraduate students of all disciplines, who can participate either individually or in groups. Rules and regulations for the contest are available from the official website of ISA at The last date for submitting entries is October 5, 2018. Only the first 100 entries received on or before the deadline will be evaluated.

Contestants can choose one of six subjects, viz., ‘Stroke - Symptoms and Early detection’, ‘Lifestyle Factors and Stroke’ and ‘F.A.S.T’, ‘Life After Stroke’, ‘Stroke and Survival’ and ‘Preventing Stroke’ to make their videos. The videos can be made in English or Hindi and should be of a minimum of 30 seconds and a maximum of 1-minute duration.

The first, second and third winners, as chosen by a jury comprising medical experts, shall receive cash prizes of Rs 5000, Rs 3000 and Rs 1500 respectively. A Popular Prize of Rs 2500 will be given to the video that gets the maximum Facebook likes. In addition, ISA will also give away certificates to the winners.

The Jury will vet all received entries and a shortlist will be made available for the selection of the Popular Prize. The shortlisted entries will be put up on the official Facebook page of the ISA on October 24, 2018. The number of entries to be made available for the Popular Prize will be at the discretion of the Jury.

The ISA works in collaboration with the World Stroke Organisation (WSO), European Stroke Organisation (ESO) and the Asia Pacific Stroke Organisation (APSO), to improve stroke care globally. The theme for this year’s World Stroke Day is ‘Support for Life After Stroke’.

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