The Society for Medical Anthropology’s Anthropological Responses to Health Emergencies (ARHE) have launched a call for applications for the ARHE 2022 Policy Brief Award. The award recognises outstanding application of anthropological insights to policies around health emergencies. The aim of the award is to encourage and acknowledge the contributions of anthropologists by providing the humanistic side of policy recommendations for responding to health emergencies.

There are two levels for the award (student and professional), both have a $100 award each.


  • No more than 10 pages
  • All health emergencies topics are accepted
  • Must integrate anthropological insights necessary for a successful response effort


You can submit your application, which includes a cover letter and the policy brief, using this link.

Due date

1 September 2022