On the eve of the World Health Day and The Professional Day of the Healthcare workers – 7th of April – the editorial board of the Medical newspaper “Forum Medicus” honored Prof. Lachezar Traykov with the award “Medic of the Year for 2017”.
Prof. Traykov was awarded for his acknowledged contribution to the medical science and patient healthcare, in particular in the fields of Alzheimer’s diagnosis and treatment, cognitive and degenerative brain diseases of different nature, and the establishment of the Bulgarian neurological science on European and global scale.
The official ceremony was conducted on April 3rd, 2018 in the “42” Hall of the National Palace of Culture and under the title “Mind, Word, Beauty – the New Savior of Mankind”.
The event was attended by Mr. Kiril Ananiev – Minister of Health, Dr. Daniela Daritkova – Chair of the Standing Parliamentary Commission of Healthcare and a number of prominent representatives in the field of medical research, applied and clinical activities, heads of medical institutions, representatives of state institutions and many others that are involved with the healthcare issues.
Prof. Dr L.Traykov was officially addressed by The President and The Prime Minister of the Republic of Bulgaria.
During the ceremony, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Andrey Kehayov, President of the Southeast European Medical Forum (SEEMF) and Chairman of the Bulgarian Physician’s Association proclaimed his deep respect and appreciation for the scientific contribution of Prof. Lachezar Traykov and his support to SEEMF both personally and on behalf of SEEMF. In addition, assoc. Prof. Dr A. Kehayov expressed his appreciation for the wonderful cooperation with “Forum Medicus” newspaper team and awarded them with SEEMF’s symbols.