Alfredo mariano Olivera

Ashoka Fellow
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Fellow Since 2002

Citation

This profile was prepared when Alfredo mariano Olivera was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2002.
Introduction
Alfredo Olivera's hospital-based radio programs provide therapeutic support for psychiatric patients with an increased emphasis on rehabilitation. By including community members and involving patients in their own care, Alfredo has developed a method focused on treatment, rehabilitation, and recovery that makes reintegration into society much easier on patients and their families.
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Updates

Featured in Rippling: How Social Entrepreneurs Spread Innovation Throughout the World, by Bev Schwartz (2012)

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