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.

Aeo

Xiaoyue Gong founded Aeo to combat the severe health effects of indoor air pollution in Shanghai, China by building a network of air monitoring devices, and an app to provide access to air quality information. Aeo will provide real-time air quality ratings of public indoor areas, such as shopping malls, restaurants, and schools, so that people can make informed decisions on where to spend their time.

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 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.  

HIRCULES Health Hub

Odette Zero and Udita Persaud founded the HIRCULES Health Hub to provide health information desks at local public libraries. These hubs will offer culturally competent, holistic health information and resources targeted to Chicagoland communities in Evanston and Skokie, IL. The founders aim to empower community members to take ownership of their health by providing previously inaccessible resources that foster and support their well-being.

Tecnosafi

Andy Chen and Leonard Kilekwang co-founded Tecnosafi to communicate information on the prevention of waterborne diseases to residents of Chepareria, Kenya using a text message list-serve. Through the use of mobile device based education, Tecnosafi will decrease incidences of typhoid and cholera, and also increase quality of life and knowledge of disease prevention.

Ladon

Anh Thu Ho’s social venture, Ladon, is a mobile platform that connects caretakers and social workers in the Bay Area with volunteer interpreters, to bridge the language barrier for senior citizens with limited English proficiency. Ladon will enable access to quality healthcare by increasing communication between non-English speaking senior citizens and caretakers, social workers, and other community services through volunteer interpreters.

Anh Thu Ho

Anh-Thu Ho (pronounced as /ɛŋ tʰuh ho/) is a BioEngineering major from both the University of California, Berkeley and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (it’s complicated). Since her early teenage years, she has been joining and organizing various charity or volunteering projects to serve underprivileged communities in different countries. In 2015 alone, she joined a medical outreach to Batam Island, Indonesia where she helped doctors do basic medical check-ups and dispense medication. She also spearheaded Paint It On - a community art project in Danang Cancer Hospital, Vietnam.

Hearts For The Homeless Orlando

Hearts For The Homeless Orlando is developing a new hypertension-screening program for the homeless community in Orlando, FL. They will partner with local food shares and free healthcare clinics to help reduce incidence of hypertension and cardiac diseases in this underserved community. In addition, this initiative aims to promote awareness for this population by creating needed volunteer opportunities for university students.

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