1st International Cartoon Contest on Liver Health Awareness New Delhi India

🔴Deadline: August 15, 2019. Works must be originals. All graphic techniques are permitted. Works may be black & white or coloured. Each entry submitted should include a covering letter with the cartoonist’s full name, postal..

1st International Cartoon Contest on Liver Health Awareness
New Delhi - India..

New Delhi / INDIA
August 15, 2019
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Rules & Regulations
• Both professional and non-professional cartoonists are welcome to
participate in this contest. 
• The competition is open to all individuals aged over 15.
The Theme: "No Time For Liver !"

• Works must be originals. All graphic techniques are permitted ..
• Works may be black & white or coloured.
• Each entry submitted should include a covering letter with the cartoonist’s full name, postal address, contact no. and E-Mail ID.
• The digital works have to be sent in JPEG format with a minimum of resolution of 300 dpi (2480 x 3543 pixels).
• The cartoons / Art work must be drawn on A4 format. (maximum size of 3 MB per cartoon) for digital cartoons
• Number of entries per contestant: maximum three
• Cartoons/ Art work sent by post need to have full name, postal address, contact no. and E-Mail ID.of cartoonist on the back-side of each cartoon.
• The organiser (INSTITUTE OF LIVER AND BILIARY SCIENCES) will not be held responsible for lost or damaged cartoons / Art work during the shipment.
• Cartoons / Art work should not be awarded at other festivals.
• Cartoons / Art work must not be older than one year.

Deadline for submission of Cartoons / Art work is 15 August 2019
Cartoons must be sent to: following 2 emails

or by post

Postal Address: 
c/o Ms. Deepti Dubey
Empathy Resource Centre
D-1, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi-110070,(India)

Phone: Ph. : 011-46300000 Extension: 23515
For more detailed information please visit web site 

The content, thoughts and views expressed in the creatives/illustrations will be sole responsibility of the participating Artists . 
The ILBS will not be held responsible for any content, views expressed by the artists in the creatives/illustrations developed

Publication Rights
• Property rights – All Art work will become the property of the organiser (ILBS) or theme sponsor. Further , the cartoonist will provide
Royalty- free and license to publish and publicly display the Cartoons / Art work ( Whether winning or not winning an award) for non commercial purposes.
• By entering the competition, the cartoonist represents and warrants that the Cartoons / Art work is an original work of the cartoonist and does not infringe on the rights of any third parties. 
• All selected works for exhibition will be used by the organizers to promote the EMPATHY campaign contest .

• Decisions made by the jury cannot be challenged.
• No correspondence with the jury will be allowed on their decisions.

Awards (India)
• First Prize – 55000/- INR 
• Second Prize – 45000/- INR 
• Third Prize – 35000/- INR
• Two Consolation prize – 20000/- INR each

Best Foreign Cartoon Awards *
• First Prize – 800 $
• Second Prize – 650 $
• Third Prize – 500 $

The prize will be given in equivalent Indian Rupees

Exhibition And Award Ceremony
• The results of the competition will be announced around 6 week after the last date
• An exhibition of the selected works will take place in the gallery in Delhi 
By entering the contest, each entrant agrees to abide by the rules and regulations mentioned here.

About The Theme:   No Time For Liver !

"No Time For Liver"
The liver, in many ways is the reflection of a person’s health.

To the Mesopotamians, the liver was the body’s premier organ, the seat of the human soul and emotions.

The ancient Greeks linked the liver to pleasure.
The second largest organ of the body, the Liver is the control tower of the body  and has tremendous regenerative prowess. It does many functions, such as bile secretion, filtering toxins, redistributing nutrients and producing digestive enzymes, keeping track of the body’s energy demands, releasing glucose as needed, storage and elimination

Lots of work…. Right  ? HELLO   !   We’re just getting started here   !!!

For the liver  , the “ to-do list” is long and is only second  to that of the brain and number of functions  are  well over 300 items. But do we really give attention to this hardworking and humble  part of our body that it deserves?
Liver diseases accounts for approximately 2 million deaths per year worldwide,  1 million due to complications of cirrhosis and 1 million due to viral hepatitis and hepatocellular carcinoma.

Cirrhosis is currently the 11th most common cause of death globally and liver cancer is the 16th leading cause of death; combined, they account for 3.5% of all deaths worldwide.

Alcohol-use disorders are on the rise and are at risk of alcohol-associated liver disease.

Approximately 2 billion adults are obese or overweight and over 400 million have diabetes; both of which are risk factors
for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and hepato-cellular carcinoma.

The global prevalence of viral hepatitis remains high, while drug-induced liver injury continues to increase as a major cause of acute hepatitis.

Liver  transplantation is the second most common solid organ transplantation  undertaken  however presently 
less than 10% of global transplantation needs are being  met. 
Source: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30266282, European Association for the Study of the Liver. Published by Elsevier B.V.

According to the Government of India estimates, India has 50 million people infected with viral Hepatitis B and C. However, 
over majority of them do not know they are infected as the symptoms are not visible in early stages. 
Due to lack of this awareness most of them develop complications and  succumb to liver Cirrhosis or cancer, which require very costly treatment and are often fatal.

How many of us give attention to liver health? That is why we want to use  the power and influence of cartoons and Illustrations as a communication tool.

Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences with support of  Airports Authority of India is Organising First  INTERNATIONAL CARTOON CONTEST
  on Healthy Liver Awareness under THE EMPATHY CAMPAIGN: Empowering People Against Hepatitis.

We identified the main topic of the contest as “NO TIME FOR LIVER”.
This is a Call to creative people to highlight the attention the LIVER deserves!
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