Abla Al Alfy & Her Mother-Centric Approach to Infant Development
Reaching more than 600,000 Egyptian women and mothers, Dr. Abla Al Alfy’s work continues to scale.
Hilmi Quraishi & Philips Foundation Accelerate Health for All
"No woman should die anymore while giving birth to a child, no child should be left without education, no youth should remain unskilled." - Hilmi Quarishi
Maternal Health Solutions - Prasanta Kishore Tripathy
The first 28 days of a newborn’s life are critical. Globally, 45% of deaths of under-five year olds happen during this period. Prasanta Tripathy is addressing this issue.
Amina Evangelista Swanepoel has been empowering girls through health education
Palawan’s New Ashoka Fellow
Hilmi Quraishi: Improving Health for Millions with Mobile Phones
It began with the game of cricket and cell phones. Hilmi Quraishi recognized that together, cricket— the most popular sport in India—and cell phones, in the hands of 650 million Indians, could become a powerful health tool. In 2005, this observation led him to develop “Freedom HIV/AIDS.” A set of...
What is a Mother Worth?
“No one has ever believed in me except Lua Nova,” proclaimed one young mother who has battled a lifetime of domestic violence, homelessness, and drug abuse in the favelas of São Paulo, Brazil. She and the rest of the residents of Lua Nova’s rehabilitation program have been engaged the past three...