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CHRISTOPHER AND MA. VICTORIA BERNIDO: A Passion for Physics

The Philippines has only 157 scientists and engineers for every one million Filipinos.  How do you curb this problem and make Physics more interesting for young students in rural areas?  2010 Ramon Magsaysay Awardees Christopher and Ma. Victoria Bernido used the formula: Patriotism + Passion for Science + Greatness of Spirit.  (And add a little […]

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Prawase Wasi

A medical doctor whose prominence is his being Thailand’s influential social critic, public intellectual and government person who played an important role in the setting up of several development agencies, and is considered the author and brains behind the Thai Health Promotion Foundation or ThaiHealth

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Shanta, V.

A prominent cancer specialist and the Chairperson of Adyar Cancer Institute, Chenna, whose career has included organizing care for cancer patients and research in the prevention and cure of the disease

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Roy, Aruna

An Indian activist who advocates for transparency and accountability in government spending and who asserts the people’s right to a single powerful weapon: information