The ‘Panos Englezos Prize’ is presented by the Thalassaemia International Federation (TIF) & the University of Nicosia (UNIC) Medical School.
The Thalassaemia International Federation (TIF) and the University of Nicosia Medical School jointly present, on a biannual basis, the ‘Panos Englezos Prize’ to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution in:
- the areas of public health relevant to haemoglobin disorders and/or
- the improvement of medical and other care of patients with haemoglobin disorders and/or
- the improvement of the quality of life of patients with haemoglobin disorders or other chronic/ genetic diseases and/or
- has made a scientific/medical advancement in the prevention or management of any other disease that could be applied to a make a difference in the prevention and/or management or holistic care or cure of haemoglobin disorders.
A few words about the prize: 🏆
The ‘Panos Englezos Prize’ was initiated in 2016 through a decision of the Board of Directors of TIF in honour and recognition of the vast, lifelong and voluntary contribution of Mr Panos Englezos, TIF President and parent of a thalassaemic son. The promotion and securement of the rights of patients with thalassaemia globally for equal access to quality health and other care, has been his lifetime commitment – a commitment across religious, cultural, social, gender and language barriers.
Who is who:
More information on TIF President, Mr. Panos Englezos, is available HERE