Fellows

Altibbi, Jordan

To empower common citizens with information and knowledge about medicine, Abdelaziz created Altibbi, an authentic, updated and well-researched online platform that provides medical information in Arabic. Altibbi facilitates a connection between medical doctors and patients, by enabling them to ask questions to doctors who answer them with a variety of options instantly.

Smart Medical Services, Egypt

Amr El Tayeb's SmartMed platform unlocks access to healthcare systems by providing underserved populations low-cost and customised options for their medical treatment. Through Sehaty, a new health services programe, Amr is providing an integrated system of quality care for those who are most cut-off from affordable access.

MEDITECH Foundation, Colombia

By converting the roles of hospitals, emergency medical agencies and public sector institutions into coordinated and proactive responders to the dramatic problem of traumatic injury, Dr. Andrés Rubiano is fostering a new consciousness and system for integral trauma care in Colombia. 

SNEHA, India

Dr. Armida Fernandez reorients and reorganizes the limited resources of India’s public health system, crafting efficient programs to secure quality maternal and neonatal health care for low-income families.

Naya Jeevan/DoctHers, Pakistan

Asher Hasan is providing quality, private health insurance to low-income workers in the emerging economies through an approach that distributes cost and social responsibility among several stakeholders affiliated with low-income beneficiaries. Through his new program DoctHers, Asher is connecting qualified but under utilized female doctors to underserved communities without access to proper healthcare. 

Fundación Venezolana para la Medicina Familiar (FMF), Venezuela

Carlos Atencio is responding to the failing healthcare system in Venezuela by introducing a new model of care based on family practice medicine and centered on community participation and responsibility.

Alzheimers Indonesia, Indonesia

DY has pioneered a generational movement to improve the lives of people with Alzheimer and their caregivers, and reduce the risk of dementia among the general population. Through Alzheimer Indonesia Foundation (ALZI), the first and only organization addressing Alzheimer in the country, she’s building her vision of active dementia and ageing-friendly cities across Indonesia.

Fundacion Natali Dafne Flexer, Argentina

Edith Grynszpancholc is fortifying the health care system in Argentina so that medical teams can respond to pediatric cancer cases outside population centers, delivering quality treatment as close to home as possible. Empowering parents as key stakeholders, Edith's platform ensures appropriate information, resources and tools to overcome barriers to accessing proper treatment for their children.

ZMQ Software Systems, India

Hilmi Quraishi is gamefying essential health messages to inform and empower those with least access to medical information. The deep reach of technology, especially in emerging markets, spurs ZMQ's vision of combating health and other critical social problems through the power of information technology.

 

Clinicas Del Azucar Mexico, Venezuela

Javier Lozano has created a low-cost, one-stop-shop clinic to treat diabetes and prevent the complications associated with the disease. With advanced technology and diagnostic and treatment innovations, his clinic offers high-class yet extremely affordable medical care for populations that could otherwise not access it.

Ekjut, India

By engaging communities in interactive storytelling and game sessions, Prasanta helps them comprehend and overcome an intricate web of social, cultural, medical and economical causes leading to death and disease among them. Through his Participatory Learning and Action (PLA) process, Ekjut has scaled its intervention to 10 states in India, improving the health of thousands of infants and new mothers.

Stroke Action Nigeria, Nigeria

Rita is empowering stroke survivors to become self-advocates, or Stroke Entrepreneurs, who advocate to improve their own well-being, change policy and unlock economic opportunity for themselves. 

ECHO Institute, United States

Dr. Sanjeev Arora is using communication technologies to dramatically reduce disparities in care for patients with common chronic diseases, who do not have direct access to healthcare specialists.

Shonaquip, South Africa

Shona McDonald is addressing the challenges of children with mobile disabilities with an approach that puts postural education on the agenda of community-based clinical services, custom makes mobility products and builds the capacity of key stakeholders in the system that enables these children to live integrated and inclusive lives.