Winners of the Ashoka Changemakers 'Making More Health' Competition Announced!

Submitted by: John Converse Townsend on 12/08/11

The Changemakers global community has chosen the winners of the Making More Health competition, part of a three-year global initiative led by Ashoka Changemakers and Boehringer Ingelheim to identify and support innovations from around the world that transform the field of health to sustainably increase individual, family, and community well-being.

The public voted to select three top health solutions from a field of finalists. The finalists were chosen by a panel of expert judges out of more than 470 entries received from 82 countries.

The winning solutions are:

Congratulations to the winners, and thanks to all who voted! Winners will each receive a cash prize of US $10,000 to help further their initiatives.

Want to find out more about these cutting edge models poised to transform the field of health? Click on their names to check out their entries and stay tuned to the Changemakers blog for upcoming posts featuring the latest news about each winning innovation.

Special thanks to the Making More Health expert judges:

  • Aman Bhandari
    Senior Advisor to the Chief Technology Officer,
    Office of the Secretary of US Dept. of Health and Human Services (HHS)
  • Dr. Andreas Barner
    Chairman of the Board of Managing Directors,
    Boehringer Ingelheim
  • Dr. Ashwin Naik
    Founder & CEO,
    Vaatsalya Healthcare
  • Carol A. Dahl, Ph.D
    Executive Director,
    The Lemelson Foundation
  • Edith Grynszpancholc
    President,
    Fundación Natalí Dafne Flexer
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