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Bénédicte Défontaines

Ashoka Fellow since juil 2013

France

TROUBLES DE LA MÉMOIRE : L ’ACCÈS À UN DIAGNOSTIC PRÉCOCE

 

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Face à l’engorgement des hôpitaux spécialisés dans les maladies cognitives et pour démocratiser l’accès à un diagnostic précoce, rapide et accessible à tous, assorti d’une prise en charge adaptée, Bénédicte crée en 2004 un...

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Girlie Garcia-Lorenzo

Ashoka Fellow since nov 2013

Philippines
Poor children suffering from chronic illnesses in Philippine public hospitals experience extreme stress and pain. Families and hospital staff also suffer from the physical demands of caring and the emotional strain of treating children with serious, often terminal, conditions. Maria Fatima “Girlie”... Lire la suite

Marinalva Santana

Ashoka Fellow since fév 2014

Brazil
Having secured the legal foundation for the human rights of the LGBT community through judicialization, Marinalva is now reinforcing mainstream support of the LGBT community in public life and at home. Lire la suite

Caroline Kant

Ashoka Fellow since avr 2014

Switzerland

Today, there are 7000 rare diseases affecting 250 millions people in Europe and only 5% have an approved treatment. Caroline is accelerating the cost-effective development of unexplored therapeutic opportunities in rare diseases by addressing key translational gaps and clinical development...

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Olivier-Hugues Terreault

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2014

Brazil
Olivier-Hugues Terreault is preparing Brazilian society to be able to care for their growing elderly population. Through an innovative clowning therapy, he is equipping caregivers and seniors themselves with tools for communication, meanwhile his work with decision makers and the general population... Lire la suite

Megan Mukuria

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2014

Kenya
Megan founded Zana Africa to ensure that young girls are able to navigate with dignity their puberty years and accompanying challenges related to changes in their reproductive health by providing access to quality hygiene products, particularly underwear and sanitary pads, as well as creating safe... Lire la suite

John Paul Maunes

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2014

Philippines
John Paul Maunes is bringing to light the issue of sexual abuse among the Deaf community in the Philippines and using it to mobilize stakeholders across the law enforcement and social welfare spheres to institute new inclusive measures for the broader inclusion of the Deaf. Lire la suite

Ines Fernandez

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2014

Philippines
Through the promotion of breastfeeding and the preparation of indigenous, nutritious baby food, Ines is building a mother-led movement to improve infant and young child feeding and maternal nutrition in the Philippines. Lire la suite

Philippe de Roux

Ashoka Fellow since mar 2015

France

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50 % de la population mondiale est urbaine en 2015, 75% en 2050 : 40% de cette croissance se fera dans les bidonvilles, perçus comme une nuisance par les autorités publiques et dont les habitants sont considérés comme non solvables. En parallèle, les solutions d’accès à l’eau sont...

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Pierre Foldès

Ashoka Fellow since mar 2015

France

 

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En France, environ 600 000 femmes sont victimes de violences et seules 16% portent plainte. Les solutions existantes ne permettent pas de sortir une femme victime de violence de sa situation rapidement et sans pénibilité psychologique. Le coût pour la société des violences est...

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