Editions

Médicos del Mundo would like to thank all of those who submitted photographs to compete in each edition. All of their contributions further this award. It would particularly like to thank the jury for its selfless, enthusiastic work.

2019


    Participation data

  • 311

    Participants

  • 2.468

    Photos

  • 55

    Countries

Winner edition 2019

Mohsen Kaboli

Surrogate Mother


Iran

Robert and Arpineh return from a family party. Arpineh hangs her articial tummy in the bedroom.
Robert and Arpineh return from a family party. Arpineh hangs her articial tummy in the bedroom.
Martín Zamora and a colleague push the coffin carrying the corpse of Zohra Sarrouj at the Southern Funeral Assistance premises in Algeciras, Spain.

First finalist 2019

Javier Fergo

Zohra Sarrouj’s Last Journey


Spain

A migrant looks down as he stands atop of the USA/Mexico border fence moments before jumping over the U.S. border from Tijuana, Mexico, on 28 December 2018.

Second finalist 2019

Daniel Ochoa de Olza

Crossing the Last Border at Tijuana


Spain

Twine handcuffs in a mass grave in Paterna (Valencia) in May 2019. Many of the bodies found in mass grave number 128 were found tied with this type of fetters.

Third finalist 2019

Santi Donaire

Children of Oblivion


Spain

Jury
edition 2019

José Aymá

Graphic editor of El Mundo newspaper


Chema Conesa

Photographer, editor and curator


Cristóbal Manuel

Graphic editor of El País newspaper


Ana Palacios

Journalist and documentary photography


Pilar García

Médicos del Mundo Board Member for Advocacy and Communication


Celia Zafra

Médicos del Mundo Journalist and Communications Coordinator


2018


    Participation data

  • 386

    Participants

  • 2.650

    Photos

  • 72

    Countries

Winner edition 2018

Juan Medina

Life and Death in the Mediterranean


Argentina

People rescued from the Mediterranean Sea remained aboard the Proactiva Open Arms ship until it reached the port of Algeciras on 9 August 2018.
People rescued from the Mediterranean Sea remained aboard the Proactiva Open Arms ship until it reached the port of Algeciras on 9 August 2018.
Malick poses for a photograph inside his room at the Hotel Colibri, holding a photo of himself taken on 2 August 2016, minutes after he was rescued from the waters of the Mediterranean Sea. He survived after seven hours of sailing from the coast of Libya, travelling in rubber dinghy with 120 people aboard.

First finalist 2018

César Dezfuli Rello

Banjul to Biella


Spain

When the environment is contaminated by chemicals, Rosa has to wear a mask with an active carbon filter to avoid inhaling them, and wrap herself in a long cape made from cotton and silver to protect herself from radiation, as she also suffers from electromagnetic hypersensitivity.

Ex aequo finalist 2018

Carmen Sayago Tome

Birds of Pollution


Spain

A woman cries at the funeral of her husband, Keiber Cubero, aged 25. As a father struggling to find food for his daughter, Keiber went out one night with others to rob a restaurant but were caught and killed by the police.

Ex aequo finalist 2018

Ignacio Marín Fernández

Crimes of Hunger


Spain

Jury
edition 2018

Celia Zafra

Médicos del Mundo Journalist and Communications Coordinator


Gorka Lejarcegi

Graphic Editor for El País Semanal weekly magazine


Paco Junquera

Photographer and graphic editor


Esther Borrell

Director of the EFE News Agency Graphic Department


Carlos García Pozo

Chief of Photograph of the newspaper El Mundo


2017


    Participation data

  • 348

    Participants

  • 3.152

    Photos

  • 63

    Countries

Winner edition 2017

Carlos de Andrés

The Loneliness of Mary Against the Law of Dependency


Spain

Watching TV in the living room.
Watching TV in the living room.
Jorge was born in a rural town in Argentina 37 years ago. He has a congenital malformation that affects all four limbs, caused by a medicine with thalidomide that was prescribed to his mother, with no pharmacovigilance protocol, a year before he was born.

First finalist 2017

Constanza Portnoy

Strength of Living, What Love Saves


Argentina

Rivka Schiller, 11 years, in her house. Her mother was victim of many death threats by her ex husband. She had filed 45 complains to the police without getting any protection from them. He also attempted to strangle her in front of her daughters. They live in a kind of prison.

Second finalist 2017

Karl Mancini

Not One Less


Italy

Roll call of boys. Three times a day the boys gather in the hallway of the school to roll the roll call.

Third finalist 2017

Vadim Braydov

School for Boys with Divergent Behavior


Russia

Jury
edition 2017

Cristóbal Manuel

Graphic editor of El País newspaper


Ana Palacios

Journalist and documentary photography


Celia Zafra

Médicos del Mundo Journalist and Communications Coordinator


Paco Junquera

Photographer and graphic editor


Francisco Carrasco Garzón

Vocal of Communication and Advocacy of Médicos del Mundo


Carlos García Pozo

Chief of Photograph of the newspaper El Mundo


2016


    Participation data

  • 270

    Participants

  • 2.072

    Photos

  • 41

    Countries

Winner edition 2016

Sergei Stroitelev

The House of Light


Russia

The hospice building seen from the inside.
The hospice building seen from the inside.
The children arrive at the airport in Düsseldorf on a charter flight with nothing but the clothes they are wearing, no suitcase, no toothbrush and no warm jacket.

Third finalist 2016

Toby Binder

Peace Village and its Children


Germany

Nacho’s notebook. Because his hands are deformed, Nacho can only write irregular lines.

First finalist 2016

César Pastor Castro

Hurler, the Great Utrilla Equation


Spain

15/04/2015. Alicia Baja - Colonia Aurora, Province of Misiones. Andrea Gotin was a healthy girl until one afternoon, when she was eight years old, she inhaled bromomethane and had to be hospitalized where she remained in intensive care for nine days. The fever she ran a few hours after inhaling the substance affected her brain’s motor functions. In need of a kidney transplant, she must undergo dialysis three times a week. Her brother Ademir, aged 20, suffers from severe mental disability. On September 14, 2010, the same day that Darío Gotin, the father of the family, told his wife they would not be able to have their daughter’s kidney transplant, she died of a heart attack.

Second finalist 2016

Pablo E. Piovano

The Human Cost of Agrotoxins


Argentina

Jury
edition 2016

Carlos Tofiño

Médicos del Mundo Aid Worker


Gervasio Sánchez

Photojournalist and collaborator with the Heraldo de Aragón


Gabriela Sánchez

Journalist and coordinator of “Desalambre”, the human rights section of the digital newspaper eldiario.es.


Begoña Rivas

Photographer, former head of El Mundo newspaper’s photography section, and collaborator with JOT DOWN


Sofía Moro

Photographer specialized in documentary photography and editorial portraits, collaborator with El País Semanal magazine


Celia Zafra

Médicos del Mundo Journalist and Communications Coordinator


Paco Junquera

Photographer and graphic editor


2015


    Participation data

  • 317

    Participants

  • 2.547

    Photos

  • 47

    Countries

Winner edition 2015

Olmo Calvo

Survivors Seeking Refuge


Spain

A father walks along the railroad tracks carrying his kid in his arms after having crossed the border between Serbia and Hungary. He is entering Roszke. (Roszke, Hungary. 10/09/2015).
A father walks along the railroad tracks carrying his kid in his arms after having crossed the border between Serbia and Hungary. He is entering Roszke. (Roszke, Hungary. 10/09/2015).
Félix Pacheco (36 years old), equipped with his pickaxe, points out to the Forensic Team of Specialists the location of the grave which he thinks contains the remains of his father, murdered 30 years before. Félix escaped with his mother from a military attack in the mountains where they had been hiding.

First finalist 2015

Miguel Mejía

The Pain of Returning


Peru

Scores of Afghan refugees approach the coasts of the Greek island of Lesbos on board an unstable plastic boat which is about to sink.

Second finalist 2015

Santi Palacios

Thousand of lives at stake just to reach Europe


Spain

Madrid, X Street without a number.

Third finalist 2015

Javier Guijarro

Madrid as a Dormitory


Spain

Jury
edition 2015

Javier Amaro

Board member, Médicos del Mundo


Bru Rovira

Journalist


Carlos del Amor

Journalist


Marisa Flórez

Photographer


Begoña Rivas

Photographer, former head of El Mundo newspaper’s photography section, and collaborator with JOT DOWN


2014


    Participation data

  • 176

    Participants

  • 1.660

    Photos

  • 27

    Countries

Winner edition 2014

José Palazón Osma

Desolate Landscapes


Spain

A group of migrants perched on the Melilla fence in front of the golf course in October 2014.
A group of migrants perched on the Melilla fence in front of the golf course in October 2014.
Maria Isabel Rodriguez Romero cries as police arrives to evict her and her family in Madrid, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. Romero, and six family members live in an apartment of the EMVS for 24 years and they had a debt of 1,200 euros.

First finalist 2014

Andres Kudacki

Spain: National Housing Crisis. Evictions


Argentina

A truck loaded with waste arrives at the Siem Reap rubbish dump in Cambodia. It is estimated that 20 minors work with their families there.

Second finalist 2014

David Rengel Borreguero

Dirty tourism


Spain

“Benetton” Suite. Gran Vía Street no. 41. Madrid.

Third finalist 2014

Czuko Williams

Hotel under the stars


Spain

Jury
edition 2014

Giulietta Speranza

CentroCentro Cibeles Curator in residence


Andrés Martínez Casares

Winner of the National Award for Photojournalism 2014


Guillermo Armengol

Professor of Informative Photography, Complutense University


Marisa Flórez

Photographer


Celia Zafra

Médicos del Mundo Journalist and Communications Coordinator


Francisco Carrasco Garzón

Vocal of Communication and Advocacy of Médicos del Mundo


2013


    Participation data

  • 201

    Participants

  • 1.696

    Photos

  • 26

    Countries

Winner edition 2013

Niclas Hammarström

Aleppo


Sweden

Aleppo, Syria, 2013-01-15A family walks on empty streets of Aleppo. Trying to live a life in the war torn city.
Chiapas, Mexico. April 2011.

First finalist 2013

Fabio Cuttica

Dark Passage, the migrants odyssey through Mexico


Italy

Concha, one of the residents of La Casa de la Buena Vida. Concha is HIV positive and treated for drug addiction. Originally from Madrid she came to La Casa after having nowhere to go.

Second finalist 2013

Wai Hnin Tun

The House of the good life


Burma

Narcisse, from Cameroon, moments before attempting to jump the fence. In the background, the city lights of Melilla. Narcisse was able to cross over to Melilla that night.

Third finalist 2013

Mingo Venero

The silent Wait


Spain

Jury
edition 2013

Begoña Santos

Chief of Social Inclusion and Communication Department of Médicos del Mundo


Fernando Herráez

Photographer, founding member of the Agency Cover


Jon Barandica

Graphic editor and photojournalist


Manuel Cuéllar

Cultural journalist


José Félix

Member of Médicos del Mundo for Humanitarian Action


Marisa Flórez

Photographer


Begoña Rivas

Photographer, former head of El Mundo newspaper’s photography section, and collaborator with JOT DOWN


2012


    Participation data

  • 136

    Participants

  • 1.220

    Photos

  • 31

    Countries

Winner edition 2012

Olmo Calvo

Eviction victims


Spain

A municipal police officer stands guard in front of the Lamín apartment just moments before the eviction while activists from the Mortgage Victims Platform (PAH) show victory signs from the windows of the apartment.

First finalist 2012

David Rengel

Kala azar, black fever


Spain

Second finalist 2012

Eva Parey

Announced expulsion


Spain

Third finalist 2012

Javier Arcenillas

Red note


Spain

Finalist 2012

Maysun

In the middle of hell. Syrian civilians at war


Spain

Jury
edition 2012

Ximena Garrigues

Photographer


Yara Sonseca

Head of exhibitions at La Casa Encendida


Miguel Torres

Member of the Board of Directors of Médicos del Mundo


Juan Luís Sánchez

Eldiario.es´s Deputy director


Marisa Flórez

Photographer


Begoña Rivas

Photographer, former head of El Mundo newspaper’s photography section, and collaborator with JOT DOWN


2011


    Participation data

  • 347

    Participants

  • 2.949

    Photos

  • 34

    Countries

Winner edition 2011

Alessandro Grassani

Environmental migrants: the last illusion. Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.


Italy

001. Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, Asia.
Gambatatar Baatarch, a twenty-eight-year-old former herder, with his son in the family gher. His wife left in search of a new life, leaving him to care for their mentally ill and paralysed son alone.
A young woman and her child at the moment of registration in the Dadaab refugee camp in northeastern Kenya.

Running-up 2011

Luca Catalano Gonzaga

Waiting for humanitarian aid in Dadaab


Italy

Dozens of immigrants jump fences in the port of Patras to reach the parking area reserved for transport vehicles. Once there, if they are able to elude Coast Guard agents, they try to hide inside the lorries or cling to part of the undercarriage of these vehicles in the hope of surreptitiously boarding a ferry bound for Italy.

Running-up 2011

Gabriel Pecot

Hellas Hell


Argentina

Lorries make between six and ten deliveries of rubbish that has been processed by the local recycling plant a day.

Short-listed 2011

Vincenzo Floramo

The Recyclers


Italy

St. Antony Church of Chalkwal, Islamabad, Pakistan. Pakistan’s Christian minority has been persecuted under Islamic Sharia law. Christians have limited employment opportunities and are forced to live in segregated neighbourhoods referred to as ‘colonies’.

Short-listed 2011

Marco Gualazzini

Insha’Allah (Pakistan’s Christian minority)


Italy

Yamada-cho, Japan. 2011.

Short-listed 2011

Paolo Pellegrin

Tsunami Aftermathin Japan


Italy

Jury
edition 2011

Álvaro González

Médicos del Mundo president


Susana Vera

Fotógrafa de Reuters


Paul White

Photographer and editor for Associated Pressin Madrid


Jon Barandica

Graphic editor and photojournalist


Yara Sonseca

Head of exhibitions at La Casa Encendida


Marisa Flórez

Photographer


Begoña Rivas

Photographer, former head of El Mundo newspaper’s photography section, and collaborator with JOT DOWN


2010


    Participation data

  • 167

    Participants

  • 1.549

    Photos

  • 27

    Countries

Winner edition 2010

Fernando Moleres

Child prisoners in african prison


Spain

Each morning, a handful of prisoners from the Pademba prison are taken to the Criminal Court. Many of them will need to attend court dozens of times before being sentenced, indeed years can pass before they receive a sentence. In the central prison there are around 1,400 inmates, of which 35 were imprisoned even though they were minors.
Each morning, a handful of prisoners from the Pademba prison are taken to the Criminal Court. Many of them will need to attend court dozens of times before being sentenced, indeed years can pass before they receive a sentence. In the central prison there are around 1,400 inmates, of which 35 were imprisoned even though they were minors.

Running-up 2010

Javier Arcenillas

Contract killing in Sión. the story of violence and death in Latin america


Spain

Haiti Port au Prince. January 2010. The food market on fire.

Running-up 2010

Riccardo Venturi

Haiti aftermath


Italy

Short-listed 2010

Alfons Rodriguez

Srebrenica, memory of a genocide


Spain

Short-listed 2010

Giulio di Sturco

War on the edge of heaven


Italy

Short-listed 2010

Benedicte Desrus

Homosexual Persecution in Uganda


France

Children break apart CRT monitors to salvage metal from inside, at Agbogbloshie dump. Many children work at the dump salvaging metals which they sell to middlemen. They do not wear any protective clothing and so expose themselves to lethal doses of hazardous chemicals like mercury and lead.

Short-listed 2010

Andrew McConnell

Rubbish Dump 2.0


Northern Ireland

Giraffe killed by the drought in the WAJIR area, in the north eastern province of Kenya .October 2009.

Short-listed 2010

Stefano de Luigi

Drought in kenya


Italy

Short-listed 2010

Jan Lieske

We are suffering here


Jury
edition 2010

Yolanda Rodríguez

Member of Médicos del Mundo responsible for Gender


Javier Arcos

Documentary maker and aid worker at Médicos del Mundo


Julien Charlon

Photography teacher at La Casa Encendida de la Obra Social of Caja Madrid


Jon Barandica

Graphic editor and photojournalist


Marisa Flórez

Photographer


Begoña Rivas

Photographer, former head of El Mundo newspaper’s photography section, and collaborator with JOT DOWN


2008


    Participation data

  • 281

    Participants

  • 806

    Photos

  • 42

    Countries

Winner edition 2008

Andrew McConnell

Crisis in Congo Series


Northern Ireland

Internally displaced persons stand in the rain in the Chefferie IDP site, home to some 4,000 people, in the town of Kitchanga, North Kivu, DR Congo. The camp started to form in Oct/Nov 2007 and as of Feb 2008 still had not received humanitarian assistance due to the instability of the area.
Internally displaced persons stand in the rain in the Chefferie IDP site, home to some 4,000 people, in the town of Kitchanga, North Kivu, DR Congo. The camp started to form in Oct/Nov 2007 and as of Feb 2008 still had not received humanitarian assistance due to the instability of the area.

Jury
edition 2008

Víctor Valbuena

Responsible of Internet and Publications unit in Médicos del Mundo


Isabel Muñoz

Photographer


Giovanni Marrozzini

Award winner photographer of the 11th Luis Valtueña Award


Pablo Gómez

Director of JupiterImages


Pilar García de Rotellar

General secretary of Médicos del Mundo


Javier Bauluz

Photographer


Javier Arcos

Documentary maker and aid worker at Médicos del Mundo


Yara Sonseca

Head of exhibitions at La Casa Encendida


Marisa Flórez

Photographer


Begoña Rivas

Photographer, former head of El Mundo newspaper’s photography section, and collaborator with JOT DOWN