Title : The Princess Srinagarindra Award 2018

 The Princess Srinagarindra Award 2018

 

 

Statute

Regulating the Princess Srinagarindra Award

 

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 General Provisions

 The Princess Srinagarindra Award, to be conferred as an international award on an individual registered nurse and/or registered midwife or on a group of registered nurses and/or registered midwives is established in honor of Her Royal Highness Princess Sringarindra Mahidol and in recognition of her exemplary contribution towards progress and advancement in the fields of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Services.

 The Award shall be administered by, and under the auspices of the Princess Srinagarindra Award Foundation.

 Guidelines for the administration of the Award, including the selection of awardees, are laid down in the following articles.

 

The Foundation

 The Princess Srinagarindra Award Foundation is a private foundation duly constituted, chartered and registered under the Thai law with the avowed primary purpose of conferring the Princess Srinagarindra Award on an individual nurse or midwife or on a group of registered nurses and/or registered midwives for outstanding performance and/or research in the field of nursing for the benefit of mankind and for the wellbeing of the people.

 The Foundation was established in commemoration of the Centenary Birthday Anniversary of Her Royal Highness Princess Srinagarindra Mahidol on 21st October, 2000.

 

The Award

 The Award shall consist of a Shield, a Certificate and a sum of money as the prize.

 In accordance with Article II above, the Award will normally be conferred each year on an individual nurse or midwife or on a group of registered nurses and/or registered midwives for excellence in the field of nursing.

 The Prize money shall be for the sum of US$ 30,000 to be derived from income arising out of the endowments of the Foundation.

 The selection of recipients of the Award shall be in accordance with the provision of Article IV.

 

The International Award Committee

 There shall be the International Award Committee consisting of a number of world – renowned experts in the field of Nursing, who shall recommend name(s) of proposed awardees to the Board of Trustees of the Foundation for final approval.

 The Committee may adopt its own procedures and shall be assisted by a panel of Scientific Advisors.

 

Nomination and the Nominee

 An individual registered nurse or registered midwife or a group of registered nurses and/or registered midwives may be nominated by national nursing authorities or by an individual or group of individuals in nongovernmental capacities, as candidates for the Award. Any one individual or group of individuals may sponsor only one nomination.

 The nominee must:

 1.  Hold the qualification of Registered Nurse and/ or Registered Midwife and be authorized to practice as a nurse or midwife in her/his own country;

 2.    Be a citizen in the country of the world.

 3.    Have made a significant contribution, through direct care, research, education or management, within the nursing and/or midwifery profession and/or for the development of the nursing and/or midwifery profession, health system and/or people’s health.

 4.    Have made the contribution(s) during the years immediately preceding the award or as a cumulative effort that continues to the present time.

 

 Screening

 The nomination shall be transmitted by the Secretary – General of the Princess Srinagarindra Award Foundation to the Chairperson of the panel of Scientific Advisors for initial screening. The nomination forms shall, after having been initially screened, be forwarded to the International Award Committee which shall consider them and make recommendations to the Board of Trustees for its final approval.

 Administration

 The  Award  shall   be  administered   by   the   Secretary-General   of             the Foundation who shall be responsible for:

 1.  Execution of the decisions concerning the administration of the Foundation within the scope of the charter of the Foundation and as decided by the Board of Trustees.

 2.  Execution of the decision taken by the International Award Committee and approved by the Board of TrusteeS

 

Revision of the Statute

 Revision of the present Statute may be made by the Board of Trustees, based on the motion of its members or on the recommendation of the International Award Committee approved or amended by the Board.

 

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