Ashoka Fellow
This description of Silke Mader's work was prepared when Silke Mader was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2014.
Silke Mader and her team work towards improving newborn health and in particular towards providing high-quality treatment and care to preterm infants, ill newborns and their families, resulting in lower short- and long-term health complications and a considerable reduction in healthcare costs. She leads a novel interdisciplinary European project including health professionals, parents, and representatives from the business and government sectors as well as other non-government organizations to develop and implement unprecedented high quality standards of care for newborn infants.
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