The Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation

Public Service Awardees

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

Therdchai Jivacate

A Thai orthopedic surgeon and inventor known for his humanitarian activities in providing free prosthetic limbs to impoverished amputees, and for his development of techniques allowing low-cost, high-quality prostheses to be made from local materials

Tobata, Seiichi

A Japanese professor of agriculture, and a pioneer of agricultural economics who made important contributions to development of agricultural science and research and to charting Japanese agricultural policies