June 10, 2010


Dr. Cynthia has received many honors for the Clinic’s humanitarian work, including the following:

  • 2017 Baptist World Alliance Honors Cynthia Maung’s Work at the Mae Tao Clinic
  • 2015 The 25th Ilga Foundation Award for Public Service
  • 2013 Sydney Peace Prize
  • 2013 The One International Humanitarian Award
  • 2012 National Endowment for Democracy’s 2012 Democracy Award
  • 2009 Inspiration Model Award from “Khon Khon Khon”, Thai Television Programme
  • 2008 Catalonia International Prize along with Daw Aung San Suu Kyi
  • 2007 Asia Democracy and Human Rights Award (Taiwan Foundation for Democracy)
  • 2007 World’s Children’s Prize for the Rights of the Child Honorary Award (Children’s World Association, Sweden)
  • 2005 1,000 Women Nobel Peace Prize Nomination (Global)
  • 2005 Unsung Heroes of Compassion Award (The Dalai Lama and Wisdom in Action, USA)
  • 2005 The Eighth Global Concern for Human Life Award (Chou-Ta Kuan Foundation, Taiwan)
  • 2005 Included in Time Magazine’s November Article on 18 Global Health Heroes
  • 2002 Ramon Magsaysay Award for Community Leadership (Philippines)
  • 2001 Foundation for Human Rights in Asia Special Award (Japan)
  • 2001 Van Hueven Goedhart Award (Netherlands)
  • 1999 Jonathan Mann Health and Human Rights Award (USA)
  • 1999 American Women’s Medical Association President’s Award (USA)
  • 1999 John Humphries Freedom Award (Canada)