Health & Wellness
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Health is a basic human right. The inequity in access to healthcare and health outcomes for the world's most underserved populations is unjust and unsustainable. Resolution Fellows are implementing innovative technologies to develop creative approaches to promote public health and help bridge this unacceptable divide.

Health is a basic human right. The inequity in access to healthcare and health outcomes for the world's most underserved populations is unjust and unsustainable. Resolution Fellows are implementing innovative technologies to develop creative approaches to promote public health and help bridge this unacceptable divide.

Edwin de Wit

Edwin de Wit is an Industrial Design Engineering student at The Hague University in his last year of obtaining BSc. As a designer he focusses on creating pragmatic solutions to solving societal issues and benefit people’s lives. He is driven by the need to grow and improve. Edwin acquires satisfaction working towards, and achieving, an end goal. He particularly is drawn to the field of health care and enjoys improving his own physical health through fitness. In the Netherlands he is working on an improved online environment for communication within the national medical care system.

Jamie Boon

Jamie is a humanitarian designer studying industrial design engineering at The Hague University of Applied Sciences and has a desire to use innovation to be socially responsible. He has worked on numerous innovations which focus on addressing the pre-existing humanitarian crises to help provide relief to the individuals who are so heavily affected by them. He has shown commitment and strong leadership through collaboration to create issues for world issues in his attempt at making the world a better place and ensure people’s right to basic human rights are met.

TukAid

TukAid will design a conversion kit that can transform an average TukTuk into an emergency medical care vehicle.

Joyline Chepkorir

Joyline Chepkorir is an honors college student pursuing Bachelor of Science in nursing at Michigan State University. She is passionate about promotion of quality and accessible healthcare for all people and has dedicated her time to volunteering in marginalized communities. In summer 2017, she did a community needs assessment and found that there was a compelling necessity for raising awareness on breast and cervical cancer among women in rural areas at Kericho and Bomet counties in Kenya. Consequently, she founded a non-profit organization called the Mwangaza Cancer Initiative.

Wings of the Night

By creating housing for indigenous insectivorous bats in Maijuna, Peru, Wings of the Night combats malaria-carrying mosquitoes in a unique, eco-friendly, and inexpensive manner.  Construction of bat houses will encourage nesting of indigenous bats, which can eat more than 1,000 mosquitoes per hour, in villages which the highest incidences of malaria to help foster a relationship between people and misunderstood bats and to rid one village at a time of malaria.

Tyler Vogel

Tyler Vogel is from Oelwein, Iowa and is currently a student at Wartburg College. He is pursuing a Bachelor of the Arts Degree in Biology with minors in Business Administration and Social Entrepreneurship. Vogel serves as Student Body Recorder and is also involved on campus with the Ambassador Program as Vice President of Communication. He is interested in environmental policy, ecology, medicine, and management. He was previously vice president of Iowa DECA and is now currently a work study in the Wartburg Admissions Department.

Isaac Chikuse

Isaac Chikuse grew up in Blantyre, Malawi. Isaac is a graduate of HGIC, an International College in Ghana, and is currently studying Computer Information Systems and Business Administration student at Wartburg College. Isaac assists in organizing activities for an International Club, an on-campus organization promoting cultural diversity and integrity. He is also a member of the African Congress, an African students club on campus and mainly assists in organizing also its activities and programs.

Ana Julante

Born and raised in Angola, Ana Julante is a graduate from the United World College of Southern Africa (UWCSA) Waterford Kamhlaba, where she had the opportunity to live and learn with students from different nations and nurture the value of service. Ana is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science and Mathematics with Minors in Data Analytics and Social Entrepreneurship at Wartburg College. She is the president of the Net Impact chapter at Wartburg College and she is motivated to change her community with creative and innovative solutions.  

Ladon

Anh Thu Ho’s social venture, Ladon, is a mobile platform connecting non-English speakers to compassionate community translators who can offer support instantly. By bridging language barriers for immigrant communities, the team aims to help these communities gain better access to social services and economic opportunities. Recently, the venture reported that it helped responders to the Harvey & Irma hurricanes communicate with non-English speakers by providing free language support for these groups and translating over 90 pages of documents.