Nominations 2019 are now open. You can nominate until April
14th, 2019 any person, organization or project that matches the
stipulated selection criteria.
The organization evaluates all submitted nominations in
accordance with the selection criteria and elaborates a first
selection of about 15 to 20 candidates. The selected organization
will receive a mail requesting more extensive information about
An international and heterogeneous selection committee of
prominent jurors within the social, cultural and medical field
starts the evaluation of the selected nominations.
After deliberation, the committee selects the person, organization
or project that has made the most exceptional contribution to
breaking the chains of stigma, by June 2019.
On October 11th, the organization presents the Dr. Guislain
Award 2019 in a ceremony in Ghent, Belgium. The laureate receives
the award from the jury, Brother Dr. René Stockman (Chairman Museum
Dr. Guislain) and Dr. Husseini Manji (Global Therapeutic Area Head,
Neuroscience, Janssen Research & Development, LLC).