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Golisano Health Leadership Awards 2016

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Special Olympics, the largest public health organization for people with intellectual disabilities, launched the Golisano Health Leadership Awards in September 2016 to recognize the extensive work of individuals and organizations around the world who are improving the health of people with intellectual disabilities and advancing the year-round health work of Special Olympics.

The 2016 Golisano Health Leadership Awards will honor approximately 32 individuals or organizations around the world where Healthy Communities has been launched – from Paraguay to Romania, South Africa to Thailand and Golisano’s home states of Florida and New York. Of those honorees, 7 recipients from Special Oympics‘ 7 regions around the world, will be selected to receive the global award, which will be announced at the Special Olympics World Winter Games in Austria  in March 2017.

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Golisano Health Leadership Award 2016 Honoreees

Kelly Pritchett - Nebraska, USA

Carol Yakiwchuk, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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