May 8th, 2023 at the department of obstetrics and gynecology №1 of SEI “Avicenna Tajik State Medical University” was celebrated Victory Day - May 9!
The young assistant Saidalieva Dilafruz Alovuddinovna spoke before employees of department and students of 4 course about a role and participation of medical workers in the Great Patriotic War. The report began this way:
Victory Day - was, is and always will be for millions of people a sacred holiday, filled with the tragic events of 1941-1945. This day was obtained at the cost of the lives of our fathers and grandfathers, who fought bravely in the fields of the Great Patriotic War!
This is a celebration of the victory of the Soviet Army and the entire Soviet people over nazist Germany! The indestructible strength and power consisted, above all, in the unity of a huge multinational country in the sacred liberation struggle against the Nazi invaders.
Virtually no family was not touched by this most difficult war. The entire Soviet people, not sparing themselves on the battlefields with weapons in their hands, who in the front rear did everything to bring this bright day.
Tajikistan made a significant contribution to the historic victory over nazist Germany along with all the Union Republics. Around 250,000 Tajiks fought in many important major battles of the Second World War, demonstrating heroism and valour. About 50,000 were awarded combat medals and certificates of merit. The highest title of Hero of the Soviet Union was awarded to 53 men; 14 were decorated with the Order of Glory.
A great role in the victory over the Nazi invaders played medical workers. In an extremely tense and difficult situation of defensive battles, civilian and military medics, nurses, paramedics did everything possible and impossible to provide medical care to the wounded on the battlefield and in hospitals. Throughout the war, 94 graduates of the Stalinabad Medical Institute were called up to the front.
The medical personnel of Tajikistan - surgeons, infectious disease specialists, epidemiologists, therapists, ophthalmologists and other medical practitioners fought in Belarus, Ukraine and took part in the battles for Stalingrad and Smolensk. They fought in Poland, Czechoslovakia, Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary, Austria, Yugoslavia and reached Germany.
Among the medics of the acting army were:
Abdumajid Musoevich Pulodov, Maruf Ahmadovich Pulodov, Abdulhay Aripovich Aripov, Sofia Mukhamedovna Niyozova, Valentina Kuzminichna Kozhina, Valentina Ivanovna Zaitseva, Vsevolod Semenovich Semenov, Komil Tochiyev, Najmiddin Badriddinovich Mukhitdinov and others.