The message reads, in part:
“Academician Chazov dedicated his life to the noble and compassionate calling, and invariably served people wholeheartedly and selflessly. His many years of scientific research, administrative and medical work, fundamental publications and practical studies helped save tens of thousands of lives and became an invaluable contribution to the development of the medical science and healthcare in Russia.”
Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, cardiologist Yevgeny Chazov died in Moscow aged 92. Yevgeny Chazov’s work received a number of awards and prizes. He was a winner of the Lenin Prize, three State Prizes of the USSR, and the Prize of the Council of Ministers of the USSR. He was a full cavalier of the Order For Services to the Fatherland and bore the title Hero of Socialist Labour.