In recognition of his sustained outstanding scientific research, teaching, advocacy and development work that demonstrate the
usefulness of social scientific knowledge in advancing translational medicine; particularly in the consistent efforts to revitalize
scientific research on and in the use of traditional medicine, to develop reational drug policies, and in understanding teh social and
behavioral dimensions of HIV/AIDS prevention and of reproductive health promotion. His scholarly works provides the foundation
for his social development advocacy and policy development work, which he sustains by ensuring that scientific knowledge is
effectively communicated to various stakeholders including policy makers, community development workers, health professionals,
and the general public.
12 September 1952