ISF/SelfCare Essay Prize

The ISF/SelfCare Prize Essay is an annual competition and prize for the best original paper published in SelfCare journal during the calendar year. The annual prize of £750 is awarded to the author(s) of the paper judged by the editorial team to represent the highest quality and most stimulating content. The organisers and sponsors of the prize essay are the International Self-Care Foundation (ISF) and the journal SelfCare.

  • In 2015/2016 the winning essay was by Mr Alexander Kusher from the USA, entitled: “Impact of Community Pharmacist Intervention on Self-Care and Behavior Change of Patients with Diabetes and/or Hypertension.”
  • In 2016/2017 the winning essay was by Dr Erlene Grise-Owens from the USA, entitled “Self-Care and Wellness: Imperatives for Helping Professions”.
  • In 2018 the winning paper was by Amanda Lees, Kit Tapson and Sanjay Patel from the UK, entitled: “A qualitative evaluation of parents’ experiences of health literacy information about common childhood conditions.”

These and all other papers may be found on the SelfCare journal website: CLICK HERE

Make sure your paper is considered for this years’ prize by submitting your work to SelfCare journal.

The International Self-Care Foundation has a formal working relationship with the leading international on-line peer-reviewed journal SelfCare. Both organisations have a similar philosophy and share a common objective: to provide an independent voice on the importance of self-care based on sound evidence. For further information CLICK HERE

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