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    Rita Melifonwu - Stroke Action Nigeria

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    After her aunt suffered a stroke in Nigeria and had few options for treatment and rehabilitation, After her aunt suffered a stroke in Nigeria and had few options for treatment and rehabilitation, Rita Melifonwu used her nursing experience and tenacity to launch Stroke Action Nigeria (SAN) to change the trajectory and outcomes for people in a region with one of the highest stroke rates in the world.

    Emerging Insights 2018: Introduction

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    Introducing Ashoka's 2018 Emerging Insights report, showcasing the work of Fellows elected in 2018 who are solving the world most pressing issues.

    Martin Aufmuth - OneDollarGlasses

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    Teacher Martin Aufmuth invented a machine in his laundry room that can make a complete pair of eyeglasses in twelve minutes. His organization, OneDollarGlasses (ODG), uses this “portable optician’s workshop” to train communities to produce customizable eyeglasses, circumventing the traditional provider-patient model and affordability challenges that keeps glasses out of reach for so many people around the world.

    Amgad Morgan - Nabd El Hayat Foundation

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    To address the urgent lack of blood donations and wide-scale undiagnosed and untreated blood diseases in Egypt, software engineer Amgad Morgan built an online platform and a nationwide movement to mobilize blood donors, connect them to people needing blood, and systematically identify and treat individuals with blood diseases.

    Saving Lives by Battling Counterfeit Products

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    Congratulations to Ashoka Fellow Bright Simons, founder of MPedigree Goldkeys, and Selorm Branttie, MPedigree's global strategy manager, for winning the 2019 Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship! mPedigree fights drug and agricultural seed counterfeiting with a product identification marker that consumers use to determine authenticity immediately with a mobile phone.

    How a Neurosurgeon and CEO Found Inspiration in Surgery on a 7-Year-Old Boy

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    Amr El-Tayeb recognized that 50-60 million Egyptians lack health care services.

    Trending: Courageous Investment in the Dynamism of People Working Together

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    Morgan Dixon discusses the future of health in this installment of Future Of . . .

    The Events

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    We invite you to participate in any one of these events to witness the MMH community in action.  These events demonstrate the potential for co