Fellows by Category

Organization: SCORE Foundation

George Abraham is helping the visually impaired reach their full potentials. His Vision Enhancement Center provides blind and seeing impaired patients with the counseling, support, and training they need to function as independently as possible.

Organization: ASHA Foundation

Deep prejudice against people with HIV/AIDS in India leads to patterns of discrimination and maltreatment even in the hospitals they depend on for treatment and care. Dr. Glory Alexander resolves to end medical discrimination against HIV/AIDS patients by educating hospital staff and the patients themselves, using her successes as a lever to push for tolerance in all spheres of Indian life.

Organization: Jagruiti

Renu Appachu's sexual health clinics target men who are key to the spread of sexually transmitted diseases.

Organization: SEARCH

After years of study and reflection, while earning masters in public health with great distinction at Johns Hopkins University, Drs. Abhay and Rani Bang have returned to launch a program that is as practical as it is sweepingly creative. It promises significant changes both in the public delivery of services and in public health priorities and policy.

Organization: Childline India Foundation

Jeroo Billimoria launched Childline, the country's first attempt at making street children's quick access to supports, such as police assistance and health care, as easy as dialing a number. Manned by street children themselves, Childline combines 24-hour emergency telephone services with follow-up support to alleviate their distress.

Beginning with highway rescue, Dr. Subroto Das is creating for the first time in the history of South Asia, emergency medical systems that integrate the work of hospitals, ambulances, police, citizens, and the state.

Minal Doshi is reversing the tragic national practice of neglecting children's disability to the point when it is too late for optimizing treatment and rehabilitation. She is opening new opportunities for disabled children and their families through multidimensional education on early diagnosis, prevention, and rehabilitation. Minal is addressing her pattern-changing education to all related...

Organization: SNEHA

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.

Organization: World Health Partners

70% of the rural population in developing countries has no choice but to rely on the private sector, which may or may not have formal education or training, for its healthcare. Gopi has found multiple organizations that address this reality by creating a role for them in the formal sector and putting in place systems that improve the quality of care provided.

Organization: V-Care Foundation

Learning from her personal experience as a cancer patient, Vandana Gupta has built a series of coping mechanisms to help people survive cancer in India, a society where few systems exist that offer support for cancer patients and their families.

Organization: Suraksha

With a long and successful record of working with mass based women's groups, Harini Kakkeri is addressing issues of women's reproductive health. Her comprehensive and cost effective method integrates reproductive health care into an existing health care delivery system in India.

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