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Alberto Alfaro

Ashoka Fellow since juin 2017

Costa Rica
Alberto Alfaro is increasing medical accessibility in Costa Rica through connecting patients with private-sector, expedited and specialized medical treatment, and complementing treatment with preventative education. Through building partnerships and connections with private hospitals, patients, and... Lire la suite

Martin Aufmuth

Ashoka Fellow since fév 2017

Germany
By putting production and distribution in the hands of locals, Martin is transforming access to high quality eye glasses to people with visual impairment, thereby enabling them to lead productive lives. Lire la suite

Anne Basting

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2017

United States
Anne Basting is transforming the experience of aging and the stigma around dementia and memory loss by empowering older adults and their caregivers with new practices rooted in creative expression and community building. Having demonstrated the impact at the individual level, her sights are now set... Lire la suite

Marie-Noëlle Besançon

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2007

France

UNE RÉHABILITATION SOCIALE DURABLE POUR LES MALADES PSYCHIQUES

IDÉE

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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Oskar Blakstad

Ashoka Fellow since juin 2018

Norway
Oskar is leveraging the Norwegian healthcare system to attend to currently underprioritized patients with mild and moderate symptoms of the most common mental health disorders. By also developing a web-based platform for experts to create and share treatments, Oskar is building a library of... Lire la suite

Jean-Marc Borello

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2008

France

IDÉE

Construit sur des activités de lutte contre les exclusions, le GROUPE SOS a su progressivement se diversifier et répond aujourd’hui aux enjeux de la société à travers 5 secteurs: la jeunesse, l’emploi, les solidarités, la santé et les seniors. En plaçant l’innovation sociale au cœur de ses...

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Maria de Lourdes Braz

Ashoka Fellow since déc 1998

Brazil
Committed to working with senior citizens, Maria de Lourdes Bráz has found a simple way to transform the standard assistance-based model, to which all government agencies and members of society conform, into an effective integration model. Lire la suite

Suely Carvalho Neves

Ashoka Fellow since jan 1991

Brazil
For Suely Carvalho, the solution to healthier and happier births, especially among the underprivileged, lies in using natural procedures with the help of well-trained midwives. Suely, a nursing midwife herself, plans to revitalize this dying profession by creating a strong network of these... Lire la suite

Vera Regina Gaensly Cordeiro

Ashoka Fellow since nov 1992

Brazil
Vera Gaensly Cordeiro is a pediatrician who could not stand to see terribly or terminally ill children obtain treatment in her hospital only to be released to such poverty that they could not recover or have hope of comfort. Lire la suite

Mohammed Dalwai

Ashoka Fellow since juin 2018

South Africa
Mohammed is democratizing access to medical information and tools so that health care providers across the board are making the best possible decisions for their patients. Lire la suite