Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2002
Centro de Promoção da Saúde - CEDAPS
This description of Daniel Becker's work was prepared when Daniel Becker was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2002.
Daniel Becker, a pediatrician with a background in public health, promotes citizen responsibility for community health, engaging residents, local business, and government to commit resources and act responsibly. Drawing on Daniel's innovative community-participation programs, citizens develop local networks to advance quality of life in the Brazilian urban slum settlements known as favelas.
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