Prof Charmaine Gauci, Dr Chris Barbara among the Recipients of the Republic Day Honours

Malta is celebrating Republic Day today and as is customary, after delivering a speech to the Nation, the President of Malta, presents the Republic Day Honours to distinguished persons for their outstanding work for Malta and the Maltese.



Among the 2020 Recipients this year, Professor Charmaine Gauci and Malta’s top virologist Dr Chris Barbara were presented with the Republic Day Medal (Midalja ghall-Qadi tar-Repubblika) for their sterling work in leading the country’s health sector during the COVID-19 Pandemic.



Dr Charles Mallia Azzopardi, who is managing the Coronavirus procedures at the Infectious Diseases Unit within Mater Dei Hospital was also recognised in the list of Republic Day Honours!

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