Ana Maria Teles de Norões

Ashoka Fellow
Brazil
Fellow Since 1995
IPREDE-Inst. de Prev. a Desnutricaoe a Excepicionalidade

Citation

This profile was prepared when Ana Maria Teles de Norões was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1995.
Introduction
Ana Teles is developing a new and more effective approach to the treatment and prevention of childhood malnutrition in the northeastern region of Brazil. In her approach, the locus of treatment is shifted from large public hospitals to clinics in local neighborhoods, and community-based strategies for rehabilitation and prevention are emphasized.
The New Idea
The Problem
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The Person

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