Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2008
This description of Andrés Fernández Martínez's work was prepared when Andrés Fernández Martínez was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2008.
Andrés Martínez Fernández is improving the performance of rural healthcare systems in developing countries through creative, inexpensive telecommunication technologies and by engaging medical professionals and university faculty in new ways. The model he established has proven successful in over 170 centers and outposts in Peru, Cuba and Colombia, improving medical care for more than 150,000 people.
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