Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2010
This description of Jean-Loup Mouysset's work was prepared when Jean-Loup Mouysset was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2010.
Jean-Loup Mouysset, trained as an oncologist, is revolutionizing the handling of chronic diseases by involving citizens in the process of follow-up and long-term support. The results of his pilot with cancer patients demonstrates the efficiency of his mindful community-based approach by influencing compliance to treatment, improving physical and psychological well-being, and reducing relapse and mortality rates. Drawing from a wide range of sources, Jean-Loup has created the continent’s first center of excellence focused on community support for chronic diseases.
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