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Iranian physician as a recipient of the Second Annual "OPCW-The Hague Award"


csm OPCW-The Hague AwardAccording to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Dr. Mahdi Balali-Mood, an Iranian national, who is an expert toxicologist and has dedicated his career to the treatment of victims of chemical warfare agents; is one of the recipients of the Second Annual "OPCW-The Hague Award”. Professor Balali-Mood has jointly won the prize with Dr. Alastair Hay of the United Kingdom.

The news has been published on Wednesday, 11 November 2015; and the 2015 Award winners will receive their prizes at a presentation ceremony to be held at the Headquarters of the OPCW in The Hague, The Netherlands on 30 November 2015. These winners will be presented a medal, a certificate of recognition and a cash prize of €45,000.00 each.

Tehran Peace Museum (TPM) and the Society for Chemical Weapons Victims Support (SCWVS) congratulate the winners and wish them luck in their humanitarian career.

To read more on this award and its winners, visit the link below: 

You can read more on Professor Balali-Mood’s efforts for helping chemical weapons survivors, on the TPM’s oral history page: