Safe Injection Practices Video Wins Awards

AVA Gold Trophy"Safe Injection Practices – How to Do it Right," a video of our One & Only Campaign, recently won two awards – a Gold AVA Digital Award and the grand prize for the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology 2013 Film Festival.

The video raises awareness among patients and healthcare providers about safe injection practices and aims to eradicate outbreaks. The CDC Foundation is the convening partner of the campaign, led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Safe Injection Practices Coalition. The video was produced by Blue Marble Media in partnership with the CDC Foundation.

The AVA Digital Award is an international awards competition recognizing outstanding achievement by creative professionals involved in the concept, direction, design and production of media that is part of the evolution of digital communication. Learn more about this award.

The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) is the leading professional association for infection preventionists with more than 14,000 members of nurses, physicians, public health professionals, epidemiologists, microbiologists, or medical technologists whose mission is to create a safer world through the prevention of infection. Learn more about the APIC film festival.

Meet Joe in the award-winning video:


Terri Heyns, MA, is the associate vice president for communications for the CDC Foundation.