“Doctor of the Year” Award in Hungary goes to a physician of Yemenite origin

 In 2004 the Astellas Pharma, the Japanese pharmaceutical company Foundation established the award “Doctor of the Year” in Hungary, which got a great prestige among the professionals and the Hungarian society. Yemen-born Dr. Abdulrahman Abdulrab Mohamed has been voted as the doctor of the year in 2016.

He is a paediatrician and a specialist neonatologist at the Department of Paediatrics of the Pándy Kálmán Hospital in Gyula, Békés County, Hungary. Nominated by the parents of his little patients, - called Doctor Abdul by them – he was chosen by a jury of professionals as the winner of the award in 2016.   

 Dr. Abdulrahman Abdulrab Mohamed graduated from the Szentgyörgyi Albert Medical University of Szeged in 1996. He worked two years in his native country, Yemen before returning to Hungary and finding employment and a lot of sympathy in the local society at the Department of Paediatrics of the Pándy Kálmán Hospital, where he is now the Head Physician, and feels like at home.

Dear Doctor Abdul, Congratulations on this award and we, Dames and Knights of Malta (KMFAP) are very proud to support that hospital, where such a great doctor is working with the greatest satisfaction for children and their parents, as it can be learnt from the many laudatory letters.  

24th March 2016