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April 25, 2019

Thomas Francis Jr. Medal

March 17, 2016

President to award global health medal April 6 to BRAC founder

The University of Michigan will honor a champion of global public health next month as the president bestows the third Thomas Francis Jr. Medal upon the leader of an international organization that works to alleviate poverty by creating opportunities.

October 23, 2015

Francis Medal awarded to founder of anti-poverty agency BRAC

The University of Michigan will award the Thomas Francis Jr. Medal in Global Public Health to Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, founder and chairperson of BRAC — a Bangladesh-based development organization that works to alleviate poverty by empowering the poor.

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