Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School Of Public Health felicitates Dr Cyrus S Poonawalla

Dr Poonawalla bagged the award for his lifelong contribution to this honour, reserved for luminaries demonstrating exceptional leadership in safeguarding and improving public health

The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health awarded the Dean’s Medal to Serum Institute of India (SII) Chairman, Dr Cyrus S Poonawalla for his outstanding work in developing and delivering affordable vaccines and contributing to the Indian biosciences industry for decades now. The honour was presented to Dr Poonawalla during the Convocation ceremony held recently. Past award winners include social justice advocate Cheryl Dorsey, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Laurie Garrett and former Baltimore Health Commissioner Leana Wen. 


Dr Cyrus S Poonawalla, Chairman, Serum Institute of India (SII) said, “It is a proud moment for me to receive this prestigious award by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Over the years, our constant endeavour has been to provide high-quality vaccines with regular supplies, which ensure excellent immunization coverage to children and families worldwide at an affordable, sustainable price point. This award is a motivation for SII to take up bigger challenges ahead and fortifies our objective of inclusive healthcare for all.” 

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