Order of Australia medal was given to three NRI medical professionals india abroad news service
Three Indian-origin medical scholars were awarded Australia’s highest civilian honour for their contributions in the field of medicine and work towards the community.
Purushottam Sawrikar, a Sydney-based medical practitioner, received Order of Australia medal for the year 2017 in General division category for his service to medicine, and to the Indian community. Sawrikar was a former President of Australian Indian Medical Graduates Association and also founded a community radio called Akashwani Sydney.
Makhan Singh Khangure from Perth was given the award for his for significant service to medicine in the field of neuroradiology, and to a range of professional medical associations.
Vijay Kumar, a nuclear medicine specialist and a researcher, was given the award for his significant service to medical research in the disciplines of nuclear medicine and biology, and to the community.
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