David Gaus, Winner of Social Entrepreneur Award

Dr. David Gaus, Executive Director of Andean Health and Development, just received the 2010 Social Entrepreneur Award for Latin America by the Schwab Foundation.  He is currently at the World Economic Forum in Cartagena, Colombia, accepting the award.

Dr. Gaus sitting high in the Andes with Ecuadorian women.

The Schwab Foundation identifies and advances the missions of the world’s true innovators. This is great achievement for Dr. Gaus and for Andean Health & Development (AHD), who have started a model to build self-sustaining health infrastructure in Ecuador.  AHD provides high quality care to patients today, while emphasizing the education of tomorrow’s Ecuadorian doctors and nurses.

Learn more about the award and the other winners by viewing the Schwab Foundation’s Press Release (pdf).  Special thanks to the Schwab Foundation for recognizing the innovation of AHD’s rural hospital model.

 
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Posted by laura in Global Health TopicsStories | 2 Comments  
 

2 Responses to “David Gaus, Winner of Social Entrepreneur Award”

  1. Carlos Burneo says:

    A note for David.
    I remember my little contribution to the PVM Hospital and my friendship with David. Congratulations David, I hope we can talk soon.

  2. Frank Hutchins says:

    It’s nice to see good projects, and good people, get the recognition they deserve. Congratulations to David and all involved in AHD.

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