Paul Farmer Awarded $1M Prize For Decades Of Work Strengthening Health Systems

New York Times: Paul Farmer Is Awarded the $1 Million Berggruen Prize
“Paul Farmer, a medical anthropologist who has fought for stronger public health care infrastructure around the world, has been named the recipient of the 2020 Berggruen Prize. The $1 million prize, which is awarded annually to people who ‘have profoundly shaped human self-understanding and advancement in a rapidly changing world,’ went to the doctor in recognition of his leadership related to the coronavirus pandemic…” (Carmel, 12/16).

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