Cyrus Poonawalla gets ABLF award in Dubai

ST CORRESPONDENT
Friday, 8 November 2019

This is yet another feather in the cap of Dr Cyrus Poonawalla who has been widely acknowledged for his unparalleled and continuous mission of global immunisation and his path defining philanthropic initiatives. 

PUNE: Dr Cyrus Poonawalla, Founder and Chairman of Serum Institute of India, was conferred the prestigious ‘Asian Business Leadership Forum (ABLF) Lifetime Achievement Award’ at Dubai at a glittering ceremony on Wednesday. 

This is yet another feather in the cap of Dr Cyrus Poonawalla who has been widely acknowledged for his unparalleled and continuous mission of global immunisation and his path defining philanthropic initiatives. 

Recently, Dr Poonawalla was also conferred the prestigious ‘Degree of Doctor of Science, honoris causa’ by the University of Oxford, United Kingdom, at a glittering ceremony in June. 

He was also conferred the honorary degree of ‘Doctor of Humane Letters’ by the University of Massachusetts, Boston, USA last year for his outstanding contribution in improving the public health for all communities. 

Also known as a philanthropist, focusing on public causes and underserved communities, Dr Cyrus Poonawalla earlier this year was felicitated with the first-ever ‘Vaccine Hero’ Award by GAVI (Global Alliance for Vaccine Initiative).

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