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Nikkei Asia Prizes

Environmental and health pioneers win awards for Asian contributions

Trio of change-makers fight deep-set challenges with knowledge and passion

Bindeshwar Pathak views toilets as a tool for social justice that benefits the lowest rungs of Indian society. (Photo by Yuji Kuronuma)

TOKYO -- A Chinese environmentalist using the power of the internet to promote cleaner industry, a Vietnamese doctor bringing cutting-edge medicine to children and an Indian social reformer tackling two of his country's biggest challenges -- poor hygiene and discrimination -- have been awarded this year's Nikkei Asia Prizes.

The awards recognize individuals and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to Asia's development.

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