Porters’ Progress UK has been nominated for Expedition & Wilderness Company of the year 2012
This award will be presented to the organisation that has made an exceptional impact on extreme medicine, that has strived to excel and has set new standards in its fields of expertise, whether in research, product or leadership.
We are proud to have been nominated for this award. As well as our work promoting the welfare and safety of mountain porters through awareness-raising, clothing banks and educational programmes, Porters’ Progress UK is funding the first Diploma of Mountain Medicine in Nepal, and has carried out research into porter morbidity and mortality, published in High Altitude Medicine.
You can show your support for our work by voting: vote HERE now! Every vote counts! Voting closes Sunday 25 March.
You will be automatically entered into a draw to win one of 10 copies of the Expedition Medicine Handbook (RRP £18)
Not only have we been nominated as an organisation, but our trustees Professor Mary Morell and Denise Prior have also both been individually nominated for the associated award, Expedition & Wilderness Medicine Person of the Year 2012, for their work with Porters’ Progress UK.
The awards will be presented at the World Extreme Conference on April 17th at the Royal School of Medicine by Jon Snow, award winning journalist and the face of Channel 4 news.