In honor of our 30th Anniversary, Legacy was pleased to recognize Dr. h.c. Harold Robles, Chairman of our International Board of Directors, for his dedication to serving humanity and his lifetime of practical idealism.
Legacy’s President, J. E. Rash presented Dr. Robles with the Legacy Service to Humanity Award on Jan 11, 2010 at Virginia Tech University where Dr. Robles spoke as part of Legacy’s ongoing Global Viewpoints Forum.
In his lecture, titled “Prevention Through Education: Together We Can Make a Difference,” Dr. Robles spoke about how Dr. Albert Schweitzer’s philosophy of “reverence for life” inspired his own journey of service and work to prevent public health diseases in Southern Africa and around the world.
View video excerpts from the Harold Robles lecture “Prevention Through Education: Together We Can Make a Difference “
Dr. Robles is the current Chairman of Legacy International’s Board of Advisors.
Harold Robles, is a native of the Netherlands, and has devoted his life to promoting healthcare education as a human right.
In April 2009 Dr. Harold Robles was appointed Knight in the Order of Oranje-Nassau by Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands. In addition, on World AIDS Day 2009 Dr. Robles received the Humanitarian Award from the Africa Centre for HIV/AIDS Management at Stellenbosch University in Cape Town, South Africa.
Please enjoy this Video Interview (2 parts) with Dr. Robles as he reflects on service to humanity, public health issues, and the power of education.