|(L to R) Dr Ishwar Gilada, President AIDS Society of India; |
awardee journalist Ashok Ramsarup; Mahatma Gandhi's grand
daughter Ela Gandhi and CNS head Shobha Shukla
South Africa's Gandhi Development Trust led by Mahatma Gandhi's granddaughter Ela Gandhi who has devoted several decades in fighting apartheid and working for non-violent peaceful and just social order, conferred upon the Health Justice Lifetime Achievement Award 2016 on Ashok Ramsarup.
Health Justice Lifetime Achievement Award 2016 was co-hosted by AIDS Society of India, Gandhi Development Trust of South Africa, People's Health Organization, Asha Parivar and Citizen News Service (CNS).
Dr Ishwar Gilada, President of AIDS Society of India (ASI); Shobha Shukla, Executive Director and Managing Editor of CNS joined Ela Gandhi, founder of Gandhi Development Trust to honour Ashok Ramsarup in Phoenix Settlement in Durban, South Africa to mark International Nelson Mandela Day, 18th July 2016.
Ela Gandhi honoured with Special Achievement Award
|(L to R) Dr Ishwar Gilada, President of AIDS Society of India|
Health Justice Lifetime Achievement Awardee A Ramsarup;
Special Achievement Awardee 2016 Ela Gandhi and
CNS Executive Director Shobha Shukla
Know more about 2016 Health Justice Lifetime Achievement Awardee Ashok Ramsarup
|Ashok Ramsarup, decorated senior journalist|
Mr Ashok Ramsarup, is a senior and widely acclaimed award-winning journalist in Durban, South Africa, with 42 years of rich experience in journalism (12 years with Sunday Times and 30 years in broadcast journalism with South African Broadcasting Corporation – SABC). He studied at Durban University of Technology, South Africa.
Mr Ramsarup has had a decorated career in journalism marked by a range of awards and recognitions highlighting his work, including coveted international awards across this sector. For instance, a landmark international award of repute was conferred upon him in recognition of his journalism work to promote peace and harmony between India and Pakistan.
Mr Ramsarup has been an inspiration and professional guide to Citizen News Service (CNS) over the years and helped shape our health and development reporting in Asian and African nations. He moderated monthly CNS webinars for media in Asian and African nations on current global health priorities as well.
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18th July 2016 | International Nelson Mandela Day
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