Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 1990
Centro de Estudos e Ação em Atenção à Infância e as Drogas
This description of Carlos antonio Bezerra da silva's work was prepared when Carlos antonio Bezerra da silva was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1990.
Carlos Antonio Bezerra, a 26-year-old migrant to Rio de Janeiro from Brazil's Northeast, is encouraging new chemical and health research into drug addiction and is experimenting with practical new ways to deal with the growing and quite distinctive drug problems facing so many of Rio's street children.
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