Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2009
This description of Janina Mironczuk's work was prepared when Janina Mironczuk was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2009.
Janina Mironczuk is creating a space in society for the long-term care of apallic patients. Having recognized apallic patients as an underserved group in the Polish health care system, Janina is building a nationwide system of care for patients in a vegetative state that includes new treatment methods, professional training, support to families of apallic patients, and awareness building.
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