Healthcare
About

Access to medical help, preventative care, acute care, pharmaceuticals, and medical knowledge is a major step for a community, and leads to a healthier, more productive, and happier population. Resolution Fellows are working on healthcare solutions from community health workers, to mobile healthcare provision, to vaccines and beyond.

Access to medical help, preventative care, acute care, pharmaceuticals, and medical knowledge is a major step for a community, and leads to a healthier, more productive, and happier population. Resolution Fellows are working on healthcare solutions from community health workers, to mobile healthcare provision, to vaccines and beyond.

HappyDel

HappyDel is a non-profit social enterprise that leverages high mobile and Internet penetration in Africa to offer peer-to-peer counselling services for occupational therapy students and to raise awareness about mental health issues through social media platforms and a mobile app.

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.

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.

Nutriendo El Futuro

Samuel and Laura are creating community run dinning halls in the municipality of El Hatillo of Caracas, Venezuela. Through their venture, they will provide nutritious and calorie-rich meals for children at risk of malnutrition as well as provide treatment for those with intestinal parasites.

The Flow Initiative

The Flow Initiative will provide education about menstruation and reusable sanitary pads for impoverished girls in Zimbabwe. The educational program will de-stigmatize the issue of menstruation and will promote the use of a sustainable and eco-friendly solution.

Zawadi Healthcare Services

Gift Kiti is launching Zawadi Healthcare Services in Kashani, Kenya (near Mombasa) to enhance the quality of life for residents by constructing a borehole that will provide safe and clean water to the local Zawadi Healthcare clinic, while also providing a water source to a town that is currently facing water rationing. Gift aims to transform the clinic into a community hub for other sustainable enterprises, like a community garden.

HPVetoed!

Julio Sosa and Juan Torres started HPVetoed!  HPVetoed works in Caracas, Venezuela to increase awareness of the prevalence and incidence of cervical cancer and the virus that causes it, HPV.  They will conduct the first study on the disease in Venezuela and then work to equip doctors with the results of the study to enhance the focus on preventative screening and treatment to avoid preventable deaths.

Safer Hands

Roland Oluwapelumi Ojo is launching Safer Hands in Lagos, Nigeria. Safer Hands is creating a team of medical students to work in communities to train traditional birth attendants to improve pregnancy outcomes. They will also distribute basic sterile delivery kits to aid in hygienic deliveries and reduce maternal and infant mortality rates.

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