What is Paul Farmer Known for?
Paul Farmer was well-known for his charitable activities and for providing health care to millions of underprivileged people around the world.
DR. Paul Farmer, a physician, philanthropist, and author from the United States who was well-known for providing health care to millions of impoverished people around the world, passed away on March 31. He was 62 years old at the time of his demise.
On Monday, Farmer’s death was verified by the Boston-based group, which called it “heartbreaking,” he said, noting that he died peacefully in his sleep in Rwanda after suffering an abrupt cardiac incident while there to teach.
Sheila Davis, CEO of Partners in Health, said that “his ambition for the world will continue on via Partners in Health” in a statement.
“Everyone who came into contact with Paul learned about the importance of unity, love, and companionship from Paul. “We extend our sincere condolences to his loved ones.”
Doctor Farmer worked at Brigham and Women’s Hospital as a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and as the director of the division of global health equality.
According to Partners in Health, he was a prolific writer on topics such as health, human rights, and socioeconomic inequality.