"The Swiss Human Rights Award is a Very Distinct Honor"

The Swiss branch of the International Society for Human Rights (ISHR) honors Ruedi Lüthy with the Swiss Human Rights Award for his engagement against HIV/Aids. "This acknowledgement for my work makes me very proud", says Prof. Dr. Ruedi Lüthy, founder of the Ruedi Lüthy Foundation. The award presentation took place on the 7th of December 2019 in Bern.

"With his great commitment and experience, Ruedi Lüthy makes a special contribution to human rights because he gives hope to countless people and their families and gives them back the right to a self-determined life, " the ISHR said. This award is for Ruedi Lüthy a very special honour: "It is my duty as a human being and a medical doctor to help my patients. "

The members of the Board of Trustees and the team of Ruedi Lüthy Foundation and the Newlands Clinic are congratulating Ruedi Lüthy for receiving this award.

CEO Hanspeter Hartmann und chairwoman Rita Schlegel of the IGFM Commitee, the painter Elsbeth Boss und Ruedi Lüthy (from left to right) at the Human Rights Award ceremony in Bern.

As an award winner Ruedi Lüthy received a painting made just for himself.

Painter Elsbeth Boss and IGFM-chairwoman Rita Schlegel are handing over the painting to Ruedi Lüthy.