*Note: Due to safety reasons, we are unable to disclose the identity or location of this year's winner. Nevertheless, we wish to celebrate their achievements and spotlight their cause. Read on for more.

 

The 2021 Dignity and Right to Health Award winner demonstrates visionary and innovative leadership. She has worked for many years in the field of public health and drugs of addiction. She is motivated by the effect that smoking had on shortening the life of a key family member. She has formed support groups, developed policy and advocated for policy change and has succeeded in this becoming legislation. 

This prevention work supports the provision of health services for non-communicable diseases including cancer for communities who have difficulties in  accessing care due to ethnicity, caste, behaviour, and or other reasons, or are hard to reach due to geographical difficulties, violence or conflicts.

 

Her work has built a program with outcomes of significant impact at local, national and multinational levels.  She empowers others in integrated community responses, She facilitates integration and participation of Christians in best practice models of care. Her work demonstrates excellence in full community involvement and empowerment of the target communities. She links well with government and other actors in a comprehensive approach to issues faced by the target communities. She models creative and compassionate responses that inspire many to similarly enhance the dignity and human rights of the target communities

 

In her personal life she exemplifies a life that does justice, loves kindness and walks humbly with her God. She assists and encourages individuals to be worshipers of the Living God. 

 

*Due to safety, we are not able to disclose further details of the 2021 Dignity and Right to Health Award. 



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