Navigation Links
Ukraine's First Lady Kateryna Yushchenko Receives Inaugural MaxWell International Public Health Award
Date:6/24/2008

- Chair of 'Ukraine 3000 International Charitable Foundation' honored for

her work to improve healthcare for Ukrainian children, women -

WASHINGTON, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Ukraine's "First Lady," American-born Kateryna Yushchenko has been awarded the first-ever MaxWell International Public Health Award for 2008.

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080624/NETU078LOGO )

The award is presented by MaxWell Biocorporation to an international public figure or organization that has made outstanding contributions to improving the health of under-served populations and demonstrated decisive leadership on public health issues.

Mrs. Yushchenko was chosen as the first recipient of the award in recognition of her service as Chair of the Ukraine 3000 International Charitable Foundation, her efforts on behalf of Ukraine's children, and her leadership in promoting early detection and treatment of breast cancer among Ukrainian women.

"Improved medical care in Ukraine is a priority for my husband, President Victor Yushchenko, and for my Foundation 'Ukraine 3000.' The health care sector in Ukraine is undergoing major change and improvement, but still needs much reform, investment, and training to bring it up to European standards," Mrs. Yushchenko wrote in a May 18 letter to Dr. Alibek.

"We appreciate MaxWell Biocorporation's investments into the Ukrainian health care sector and its efforts to provide Ukrainians with affordable, high quality pharmaceutical products and medical services," she added.

Dr. Ken Alibek, founder, President and CEO of MaxWell Biocorporation, presented the award to Mrs. Yushchenko during the opening of the MaxWell USA symposium "21st Century Pharmaceutical Production and Health Care Research & Delivery in the CIS." The symposium was held at the Ritz-Carlton in Washington, D.C. on May 28 (http://www.max-well.com/eng/press_whale.php).

Ukrainian Ambassador to the United States Oleh Shamshur received the award on behalf of Mrs. Yushchenko (http://www.max-well.com/img/photogallery/picture032_1.jpg).

About MaxWell

MaxWell Biocorporation is a U.S.-based, privately-held international medical and pharmaceutical company with wholly owned subsidiaries and affiliates in the United States and Ukraine dedicated to increasing life expectancy and improving the quality of life of people in Ukraine and other underserved emerging healthcare markets in the former Soviet Union. MaxWell targets oncological, cardiological, chronic infectious and autoimmune disorders and diseases through the development, production, and introduction into clinical practice of sophisticated, high quality, and affordable off-patent generic biopharmaceutical and chemopharmaceutical medicines and the latest diagnostic and therapeutic methods. MaxWell = "Maximum Wellness."

"We Help You Live Longer"

Contact:

Alex Meerovich

A.Meerovich@max-well.com

202-454-3403


'/>"/>
SOURCE MaxWell Biocorporation
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. First biomarker discovered that predicts prostate cancer outcome
2. FDA Approves First Anti-Psychotic for Kids
3. Single-incision belly-button surgery to remove kidney performed first at UT Southwestern
4. First study examines newly-licensed RN work attitudes and intentions
5. Glades General Hospital First in Palm Beach County to Provide On-Site Electronic Birth Registration
6. UHW Announces: Antelope Valley Hospital Caregivers and Board Vote to Ratify First Union Contract With SEIU UHW-West
7. Father and Daughter From Tanzania Receive Their First Medical Examination in Newport Beach
8. High and mighty: first common height gene identified by researchers behind obesity gene finding
9. APA Comments on FDAs First Approval of Medication to Treat Pediatric Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder
10. TriWest Creates First-of-its-Kind Partnership to Offer Military Leaders With Grief Support Program
11. Watson Receives First FDA Approval for Manufacturing Product at Its Goa, India Facility
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... June 26, 2016 , ... Brent Kasmer, a legally blind and certified personal trainer is helping ... fitness app. The fitness app plans to fix the two major problems leading the fitness ... size fits all type program , They don’t eliminate all the reasons people ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... "With 30 ... their specific project," said Christina Austin - CEO of Pixel Film Studios. , ... and all within Final Cut Pro X . Simply select a ProHand generator ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... ... Conventional wisdom preaches the benefits of moderation, whether it’s a matter of indulgence ... high can result in disappointment, perhaps even self-loathing. However, those who set the bar ... from PsychTests.com reveals that behind the tendency to set low expectations is ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... Conference and Scientific Sessions in Dallas that it will receive two significant new ... the grants came as PHA marked its 25th anniversary by recognizing patients, medical ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... , ... People across the U.S. are sharpening their pencils and honing their ... in which patients and their families pay tribute to a genetic counselor by nominating ... of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) Annual Education Conference (AEC) this September. , In April, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... INDIANAPOLIS , June 23, 2016 Roche ... received 510(k) clearance for its Elecsys BRAHMS PCT (procalcitonin) ... severe sepsis or septic shock. With this clearance, Roche ... provide a fully integrated solution for sepsis risk assessment ... associated with bacterial infection and PCT levels in blood ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... VIEW, Calif. , June 23, 2016 ... a.m. CST on Thursday, July 7, 2016 , , , ... kayla.belcher@frost.com ) , , , , EXPERT PANELISTS:  , ... Nitin Naik; Senior Industry Analyst, Christi Bird; Senior Industry Analyst, Divyaa ... The global pharmaceutical industry is witnessing an ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... 23, 2016 The vast majority of dialysis ... facility.  Treatments are usually 3 times a week, with ... including travel time, equipment preparation and wait time.  This ... grueling for patients who are elderly and frail.  Many ... and rehabilitation centers for some duration of time. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: