The Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation

Awardees from 2005

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

Yoon , Hye-Ran

Established the YMCA in Cheonan, South Korea and became its manager and driving force; founded Citizens Opening the World for Welfare, or COWW, in 1998 to improve social welfare in Cheonan for the vulnerable sectors