Albert Jovell

Ashoka Fellow
Spain
Fellow Since 2009

Citation

This profile was prepared when Albert Jovell was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2009.
Introduction
Albert Jovell is placing patients at the center of the healthcare system in Spain, giving them more decision-making power in issues concerning their health. To do this he is firstly equipping them with appropriate knowledge regarding their treatment and conditions. Beyond empowering them on a personal level, Albert has also placing patient representatives in the governing and advisory committees that steer the healthcare system. To consolidate and spread his work, he has designed and is engaged in a series of advocacy programs across Spain and Europe.
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