Ashoka Fellow
South Africa
Fellow Since 2014
    This description of Simone Honikman's work was prepared when Simone Honikman was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2014.
    Introduction
    Simone works with public healthcare workers and enables them to engage empathically, identify and treat common mental illnesses in pregnant and postnatal women. She founded and directs the Perinatal Mental Health Project which empowers pregnant women and new mothers from disadvantaged communities in South Africa.
    The New Idea
    The Problem
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    The Person

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