Putin awarded the academician Chazov, the order “For merits before Fatherland” IV degree

Путин наградил академика Чазова орденом «За заслуги перед Отечеством» IV степени

Honorary Director of the fgbi “national research medical center cardiology” Evgeny Chazov was awarded the order “For merits before Fatherland” IV degree. The corresponding decree of President Vladimir Putin published on the official portal of legal information, RIA “Novosti”.

As noted in the document, the Soviet and Russian cardiologist, doctor of medical Sciences, Professor Chazov received the award for his great contribution to the development of health and medical science, many years of diligent work. Previously, he also was awarded the medal of Pyotr Stolypin I degree.

10 Jun scientist noted 90-summer anniversary. In his congratulatory message, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said that the study Chazov, his methods of treatment of heart disease and saved hundreds of thousands of lives.

In addition, Evgeny Chazov was the initiator and co-chair of the international movement “international Physicians for the prevention of nuclear war”, which in 1985 was awarded the Nobel peace prize.