Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 1988
This description of Elcylene de Araújo Leocádio's work was prepared when Elcylene de Araújo Leocádio was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1988.
Elcylene Leocadio, a young doctor from Recife in Brazil's Northeast, wants to ensure that poor women receive appropriate, integrated medical assistance and are able to make well-informed decisions on family planning.
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