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Sixty-fifth World Health Assembly: photos

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Day 4: Awards

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    Professor Ali Dogramaci of the Ihsan Dogramaci Family Health Foundation introduces the winner of the 2012 Ishan Dogramaci Family Health Foundation Prize, awarded for service in the field of family health.

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    WHO Director-General Dr Margaret Chan and President of the 65th World Health Assembly Professor Thérèse N’Dri-Yoman applaud Dr Ayse Akin from Turkey, winner of the 2012 Ishan Dogramaci Family Health Foundation Prize.

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    Mr Yohei Sasakawa, WHO Goodwill Ambassador for Leprosy Elimination, addresses the delegates before presenting the 2012 Sasakawa Health Prize. This prize is awarded for outstanding and innovative work in health development.


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    Mr Obaid Salem Saeed Al Zaabi, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations Office and other Specialized Agencies at Geneva, introduces the winner of the 2012 United Arab Emirates Health Foundation Prize. This prize is awarded for outstanding contributions to health development.

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    Dr Chen Bowen of China, pictured with Professor Thérèse N’Dri-Yoman and Dr Margaret Chan, acknowledges the applause of assembled delegates as he accepts the 2012 United Arab Emirates Health Foundation Prize.

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    Dr Aileen Riego-Javier, Executive Director of the Renal Disease Control Programme in the Philippines, accepts the 2012 United Arab Emirates Health Foundation Prize on behalf of the Programme.

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    Dr Saad Alobaidi, Minister of Health, Kuwait, representing the Founder of the State of Kuwait Prize for Research in Health Promotion, announces the winner of the 2012 State of Kuwait Prize for Research in Health Promotion.


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    Dr Han Kwang-su, President of the Korean Foundation for International Health Care, announces the winner of the 2012 Dr LEE Jong-wook Memorial Prize for Public Health.

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    Mr Richard Gray, Chairperson of the Pacific Leprosy Foundation based in New Zealand, accepts the 2012 Dr LEE Jong-wook Memorial Prize for Public Health from Professor Thérèse N’Dri-Yoman.

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