Abel Albino

Ashoka Fellow
Argentina
Fellow Since 1995

Citation

This profile was prepared when Abel Albino was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1995.
Introduction
With the aim of eliminating childhood malnutrition as a major health problem in Argentina, physician Abel Albino has devised a multi-pronged strategy that includes low-cost "micro-hospitals," where malnourished toddlers can receive the specialized medical attention that they need. After implementing the program in Mendoza on a pilot basis, he intends to replicate it throughout the country.
The New Idea
The Problem
The Strategy
The Person

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