Ashoka Fellow
Brazil
Fellow Since 1988
AMABB - Posto de Saúde
Ashoka commemorates and celebrates the life and work of this deceased Ashoka Fellow.
Related TopicsHealth care, Health & Fitness
This description of João Cláudio Lara Fernandes's work was prepared when João Cláudio Lara Fernandes was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1988.
Introduction
Joao Claudio has long sought the most effective way to serve the poor: first as a Jesuit, then as a social activist, and now as a doctor developing novel ways of providing first-class health care to Brazil's slum dwellers.
The New Idea
The Problem
The Strategy
The Person

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