Dr. R Ravi Kannan, a surgical oncologist from Assam, has been honored with the Ramon Magsaysay Award 2023.
- He received the award for his significant contributions in transforming cancer treatment in Assam, particularly through his people-centered and pro-poor initiatives.
- Dr. Kannan previously worked at the Cancer Institute in Chennai and later moved to Silchar in 2007 to become a part of the Cachar Cancer Hospital.
- The Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation made the announcement of this prestigious award recently.
Ramon Magsaysay Award
The Ramon Magsaysay Award, established in 1957, is renowned for recognizing individuals who display integrity in governance, provide courageous service to the people, and demonstrate pragmatic idealism in democratic societies. It is often likened to the Nobel Prize of Asia.
Q.: Dr. R Ravi Kannan has been honored with the Ramon Magsaysay Award 2023. In which field does he specialize ?
b) Surgical Oncology
Ans : b) Surgical Oncology