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Marta esteves de almeida Gil

Ashoka Fellow since juin 1989

Brazil
Marta is setting up an information system for the physically, mentally and sensorially disabled. The system will collect, produce, and disseminate important information for this currently neglected sector of the population, and with this service, Marta expects to influence public policy, thus... Lire la suite

Ruth Gelehrter da Costa Lopes

Ashoka Fellow since jan 1991

Brazil
Ruth Gelehrter da Costa Lopes, a São Paulo social psychologist, has started Brazil's first public psychological clinic for the elderly, a burgeoning population ignored by Brazilian professionals and institutions. Lire la suite

Pedro gabriel Godinho delgado

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 1991

Brazil
Pedro Gabriel Delgado, a psychiatrist, is changing the way mental patients are treated in Brazil. Lire la suite

Marie-Noëlle Besançon

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2007

France

UNE RÉHABILITATION SOCIALE DURABLE POUR LES MALADES PSYCHIQUES

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Psychiatre, elle créé le chaînon manquant entre la psychiatrie et la société en développant des structures légères non médicalisées en collaboration avec une communauté de citoyens, qui permettent la réhabilitation...

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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

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

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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Inge Missmahl

Ashoka Fellow since nov 2015

Germany
In a world where psychosocial stresses are a leading cause for disease globally, Inge Missmahl introduces a scalable system to sufficiently care for, empower and re-mobilize people who suffer. Through enabling new human resources, she facilitates greater individual well-being and accountability, as... Lire la suite

Matrika Devkota

Ashoka Fellow since mai 2016

Nepal
Matrika believes that the voice of the mentally ill is most powerful when voiced by them. Lire la suite

Aldana Di Costanzo

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2016

Argentina

 

Aldana fundó Aiken con el fin de generar un cambio cultural, y brindar tanto a niños como a adultos herramientas para transitar la muerte de un ser querido, entender la muerte como parte de la vida, y como una situación que puede servir para generar una nueva realidad. Hoy, Aiken es la única...

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