Ashoka Fellow
This description of Pralhad Malvadkar's work was prepared when Pralhad Malvadkar was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2001.
Pralhad is helping India's industrial workers attain the health care services guaranteed to them by law. By teaching workers about their rights, organizing them into watchdog committees, uniting them with related organizations, and lobbying for reform, Pralhad is fixing a corrupt and ineffective public health insurance system.
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