The 20th Semmelweis Ignác Statue was unveiled at Heilongjiang Traditional Chinese Medicine University in the frame of Semmelweis Memorial Year.

At the ceremony – in Harbin, China, with a population of 10 million – besides the leader of the hosting university, Ambassador Máté Pesti and Lili Siklós, Diplomat of Science and Technology were present. The university was represented by Dr. Zoltán Zsolt Nagy, dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences and Dr. László Rosivall, chairman of the Semmelweis Memorial Committee. Shahrokh MirzaHosseini, the producer of the Semmelweis film supported by the memorial committee, also took part at the ceremony. The statue was created by Tibor Rieger, Kossuth Prize-winner sculptor.

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