Congratulations to the Winners of the Innovations for Health Competition!

After thoughtful deliberation, our expert panel of judges has selected three winners in the Innovations for Health: Solutions that Cross Borders competition, co-hosted by Ashoka Changemakers and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Pioneer Portfolio.

 

More than 370 entries from 73 countries were submitted, reflecting the international health community’s strong commitment to innovation. The winners represent the best ideas for bridging gaps in health models around the world.

The judges selected the winning health innovations from 15 finalists that best met the competition criteria of innovation, social impact and sustainability.

The winning solutions are:

Each of the winners will receive a cash prize of US $10,000 to expand their initiatives on a global scale.

Learn more about how these forward-thinking innovations are bringing health to underserved populations, and about the Innovations for Health challenge, by visiting the competition homepage.

Special thanks to the Innovations for Health expert judges:

  • Adam Dole
    Business Planning Manager, Mayo Clinic

  • Al Hammond
    Senior Entrepreneur, Ashoka Full Economic Citizenship Program

  • Bob Kocher
    Partner, Venrock

  • Deborah Bae
    Senior Program Officer, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

  • Edna Kissman
    Co-founder, Kissman Langford Consulting

The winners were also featured today at the opening panel of the World Health Care Congress (WHCC) in Washington, D.C. by Pioneer Team Director Brian Quinn, and the finalists participated in the WHCC Health Innovations Poster Exhibit.

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