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The HealthShare Award honours the most creative and innovative social web communication within the healthcare sector. Entry is open to any healthcare-related social media campaign or strategy that can be shared online.


We are now accepting entries for the HealthShare Award 2017! The deadline is 10 March 2017 – simply click here to download the document containing the conditions of participation and entry form. The HealthShare Award is then granted within two categories:

Jury Prize Trophy

Jury Prize

The jury will award the Jury Prize to their favourite campaigns. The budget of your campaign is not important. The jury will meet in April to assess all of the entries and select a shortlist of the best campaigns.

Audience Prize Throphy

Audience Prize

The shortlist will also be presented to over 1,000,000 users that make up the DocCheck community. The campaign with the most votes will be crowned the winner of the Crowd Cup.

The HealthShare Award winners will be invited to an award ceremony on 20 June 2017 in Mannheim.


The jury comprises specialists in social media, creative direction and communication.

Dr. med. Johannes Wimmer

Dr. Fritz Höllerer

Burghard Drews

Dr. Frank Antwerpes

  • Dr. med. Johannes Wimmer

    Head of Digital Patient Communication, CVderm, Uniklinikum Hamburg‐Eppendorf

  • Dr. Fritz Höllerer

    CEO, Hellomint GmbH

  • Burghard Drews

    Creative Director, antwerpes ag

    Burghard is the Creative Director and Unit Design Manager at antwerpes ag since 2009. While becoming a qualified designer at the University of Wuppertal, Burghard also worked as a graphic designer at Nobbe & Partner.

    In 1997 he joined antwerpes ag as Art Director and after two years was leading the department as Creative Director. Burghard then spent six years as a managing partner at DMKZWO GmbH & Co. KG before returning to antwerpes ag in 2009.

  • Dr. Frank Antwerpes

    CEO, DocCheck AG

    Frank is a doctor, dentist and the CEO of DocCheck AG and antwerpes ag. During his studies he also worked as a freelance copywriter and conceptual designer for advertising agencies and industrial companies.

    Following his approbation in 1990 he founded antwerpes + partner GmbH, which is now DocCheck AG and has been on the stock exchange since 2000.

    Frank is also the CEO of DocCheck’s two subsidiary companies, DocCheck Medical Services and DocCheck Guano AG, which he founded in 1999 and 2013 respectively.


The jury will be assessing the following four aspects in particular:





Shortlist 2016

Winners 2016

Shortlist 2016


Médecins du Monde

HIV Heroes

Vangardist Media GmbH

The eyes of a child

Association NOEMI

Free Killer Tan

Area 23


DDB Paris/Agence de la Biomedecine

Die Männergrippe

Klosterfrau Healthcare Group


Rethink Breast Cancer

The Depression Veterans

GMP Advertising

Orbis - Don’t look Away

Ogilvy & Mather Hong Kong


Techniker Krankenkasse


Euromelanoma / Burson-Marsteller

Bellas Bettgeschichten

antwerpes ag

Blue Lip Selfie

British Dental Health Foundation

Ditch the Monkey

Dr. Gordon Oogle

ghg australia

Dumb Ways to Die - The Game

McCann Melbourne

Elo Teddy Bear

Hospital Amaral Carvalho

Fachkräftemangel Altenpflege


Gepflegt in die Zukunft

markengold PR GmbH

Kinderseelen sind zerbrechlich

HOKI - Hospiz für Kinder / GREAT

Red Card to Dengue

ZN Consulting

#friskissthlm & The selfie ads

Friskis&Svettis / Volt Reklambyrå

AOK - Schulmeister 2013

AOK-Bundesverband GbR / White Rabbit GmbH

Dr. Johannes

Dr. Johannes GmbH & Co. KG

Durex Loveville 2013

Reckitt Benckiser Group plc / Havas Worldwide Milan

Ein Leben retten 100 Pro Reanimation

Circle Comm GmbH - Agentur für Gesundheitskommunikation




Schtifti Foundation

Love your eyes

Opticians Council of Canada / MyLoudSpeakerAgency

Soziale Berufe kann nicht jeder

Evangelisches Werk für Diakonie und Entwicklung e. V.

TK - Bewegung: Casefilm

Techniker Krankenkasse

The Scar Project



#toilet4all and Trek Game


Das Mobilat-Duo auf Facebook

Stada Arzneimittel AG


nitschmahler&friends / Mucos Pharma GmbH & Co. KG

Es lebe das Leben

mediageno Verlags GmbH /
Transplantationsbetroffene Schleswig-Holstein e.V.

GlückSpender – Cookies for Care

Der frühe Vogel GmbH / Kliniken Essen-Mitte


Mehr Geld für Pflegekräfte

Nils Pawlik

Norberts Bruder

CP/COMPARTNER Agentur für Kommunikation GmbH /
BKK Bundesverband (GbR)

Remifemin-Blog "Die Wechselweiber"

white-x /Schaper & Brümmer GmbH & Co. KG

Social Media Strategie

Techniker Krankenkasse

Thieme liebt Medizinstudenten

Georg Thieme Verlag KG

Turn your city pink

Spirit Link Medical / Siemens Healthcare

Young Lions Gesundheitsparlament

Janssen-Cilag GmbH



Press releases for the HealthShare Award (some in German only)

  • 15-06-2016

    Health campaigns on the winner’s podium

    HealthShare Award goes to campaigns run by organisations based in Germany, Austria and France

  • 01-12-2015

    Let the campaigns begin

    HealthShare Award 2016: Entries are now being accepted for this year's edition of the award

  • 28-05-2015

    And the HealthShare Award goes to: Ireland and Australia

    The HealthShare Award announces three winners. Besides the Jury Award and the Crowd Cup there is also a "special honour".

  • 20-04-2015

    HealthShare Award: Blood, Sweat and Tears for the Shortlist

    A total of eleven submissions from eight different countries made it on the shortlist for this year’s HealthShare Award.

  • 17-02-2015

    Extended submission deadline for HealthShare Award

    Until 17 March, members of the health sector can still enter their actions, strategies and campaigns from 2014.

  • 26-01-2015

    Follow, Share, Like, Post

    HealthShare Award is to be presented for the third time. Entries are still accepted until 17 February.

  • 17-06-2014

    HealthShare Award: Winners announcement

    A campaign from Italy and a German photography project have won the HealthShare Award.

  • 16-05-2014

    HealthShare Award: Shortlist decided

    The community vote is now open – it’s time to choose from the 13 shortlisted campaigns.

  • 21-02-2014

    Extra time

    The HealthShare Award has extended the submission deadline until 25 March.

  • 23-01-2014

    Give it to me again!

    The HealthShare Award is here for its second year. Entries are accepted until 21 February.

  • 18-03-2013

    Gold-level operation

    Ad-hoc presentation to the worthy winners of this year’s HealthShare Award.

  • 04-10-2012

    HealthShare Award: Call for networkers!

    Entry for the social web communication award has been open since September.

  • 13-09-2012

    HealthShare Award: Share and win!

    Entries for the social web communication award are now being accepted.


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