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Ashoka Scandinavia welcomes Oskar Blakstad as a new Fellow

Oskar Blakstad from Norway, founder of Explorable AS/Assisted Self-Help, was elected as a Fellow in 2018.

Mental Health Care is Helping Children with Cancer Live Better

Charm Mercado is a thin and rather shy man in his early twenties. He uses two crutches, having lost his leg a decade ago to osteosarcoma, a cancerous tumor in the bone.

Growing up with cancer, Mercado used to have constant resentment toward the people around him. He believed the world was unfair. He found himself constantly cursing at God, his doctors and nurses, out of frustration.