The decree of the President of Russia on awarding Russian doctors of high rank is published on the Kremlin website.
According to the Decree, the title of Hero of Labor for special labor merits, dedication and high professionalism shown in the fight against coronavirus infection is awarded to "Protsenko Denis Nikolaevich - chief physician of the Moscow State Budgetary Healthcare Institution" City Clinical Hospital 40 of the Moscow City Health Department".
In addition to Denis Protsenko, four more doctors were awarded the title Hero of Labor: Marina Bakholdnina, head doctor of the St. Petersburg Pokrovsky hospital, Yulia Garevskaya, head doctor of the Nizhny Novgorod hospital, Irina Koval, doctor of the Kaliningrad Center for Hygiene and Epidemiology, and Maryana Lysenko, head doctor of the Moscow Hospital No. 52.
Last week, it was reported that Denis Protsenko, head of the Moscow medical team, arrived in Dagestan, where he assists local doctors in the fight against coronavirus. The republic was in ten regions with the most unfavorable epidemiological situation.
Earlier, the chief doctor of the infectious diseases hospital in Kommunarka himself had been ill with the coronavirus while in his office during the illness, from where he remotely coordinated the actions of the hospital’s physicians to help patients.