MOSCOW, 6 Mar – RIA Novosti. President Vladimir Putin has awarded Pirogov orders and Luka Krymsky medals to more than 200 medical workers, according to a decree published on the official Internet portal of legal information.
Thus, the head of state noted the contribution of doctors to the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The awards were awarded for the dedication shown in the performance of professional duty, as well as for organizing work to prevent and prevent the spread of coronavirus infection.
In addition, the President conferred the honorary title “Honored Health Worker” on three doctors.
The Pirogov Order and the Luka Krymsky Medal were established in Russia last summer. The Pirogov Order is awarded for providing medical assistance in emergencies, epidemics, hostilities and in other life-threatening circumstances. The Luka Krymsky Medal is awarded to practicing doctors, junior medical personnel and other workers of medical organizations for their merits in the field of health protection and contribution to the organization of medical care.