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Ireneusz Białek

Ashoka Fellow since Aug 2017

Poland
Having lost sight as a child, Irek perfectly understands the challenges faced by persons with disabilities both in the labour market and at university. After turning around the policy and standards related to the inclusion of persons with disabilities in university education, he now focuses on... Read more

Ignacio Oliveri

Ashoka Fellow since Aug 2017

Uruguay
Ignacio is empowering people to take control over their own health by encouraging them to exercise their right to health education. He is trying to change the secondary role of patients in health institutions by giving them the knowledge to take decisions together with their health professionals. Read more

Mauricio Canseco

Ashoka Fellow since Jul 2017

Mexico
Mauricio is revolutionizing the quality of life for individuals with disabilities, helping them, their families, and their societies recognize their autonomy and achieve their potential through a 360º neuropsychological evaluation combined with an innovative life and career integration process.... Read more

Amr El Tayeb

Ashoka Fellow since Jun 2017

Egypt
Amr is popularizing access to healthcare systems by gathering and deploying intelligent information and establishing preferred policy in Egypt. Read more

Alberto Alfaro

Ashoka Fellow since Jun 2017

Costa Rica
Alberto Alfaro is increasing medical accessibility in Costa Rica through connecting patients with private-sector, expedited and specialized medical treatment, and complementing treatment with preventative education. Through building partnerships and connections with private hospitals, patients, and... Read more

Abdelaziz Allabadi

Ashoka Fellow since Jun 2017

Jordan
Abdelaziz is popularizing medical information in the Arab region. He is doing so by facilitating access to medical information by creating and publishing updated, authenticated, Arabic medical content online. He is also facilitating the connection between medical doctors and patients, by enabling... Read more

Yorgui Teyrouz

Ashoka Fellow since Jun 2017

Lebanon
Yorgui is creating and growing a nation-wide citizen-based movement that is able to systemically build peace through the mobilization of blood donors across Lebanon. Read more

Mark Swift

Ashoka Fellow since May 2017

United Kingdom
Mark Swift is creating a social movement for health that mobilizes and empowers communities to take control over their own health and wellbeing. He broadens the understanding and definition of healthcare, allowing practitioners to refer patients to non-clinical solutions within local communities... Read more

Benjamin Mousnier-Lompré

Ashoka Fellow since May 2017

France
Benjamin shifts the medical investment to a more preventive approach by pioneering a new primary care model that completely reshapes the way general practitioners practice and are organized in France. Mobilizing a multidisciplinary team of doctors, engineers and organization experts, he manages to... Read more

Inna Hudaya

Ashoka Fellow since May 2017

Indonesia
Inna serves the hidden population of Indonesian women who are pregnant but can not easily obtain information or see a doctor because of social and legal barriers. Read more