In 2014, the Armenian Association of Hematology and Oncology established a special Hanns Funk Award, in honor of a great person Mr. Hanns Funk, the 1st President of Hilf fur Armenia Foundation (Germany), who helped to develop pediatric hematology/oncology in Armenia during last 2 decades. The Award is given for the outstanding contribution in the development of hematology and oncology in Armenia.
This year, the Award received a famous and beloved Armenian pediatric hematologist/oncologist Dr. Samvel Arakelyan from the Clinic of Chemotherapy of “Muratsan” Hospital Complex of Yerevan State Medical University, who was one of the pioneers in treating pediatric leukemias in Armenia.
Our sincere congratulations to Dr. Arakelyan!!!