The Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation

Public Service Awardees

Recognized for outstanding service for the public good by a private citizen.

Gao Yaojie

A medical doctor who discovered that the high incidence of HIV-AIDS in China’s Henan province was due to the profitable but reckless business of selling human blood

Hariphitak, Fua

A painter who has made a life-long profession to preserve Thailand’s national artistic tradition, and through painting, restoration, writing and teaching, enlivening it with a future