Islam Karimov Foundation

Recollections of Vyacheslav Avakov

Interview with Vyacheslav Avakov, who worked in President Karimov’s medical service from 1991 to 2016.

To discover what Islam Abduganievich Karimov was like in everyday life, what he enjoyed doing, how he spent his free time, what it was like to be friends with this outstanding personality, and much more, watch the exclusive interview with Vyacheslav Avakov.

Vyacheslav Yervandovich Avakov is Doctor of Medical Sciences, professor, and founder of the Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimatology in Uzbekistan. Author of over 300 scientific publications and eight monographs.  In 1974–2009, head of the Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimatology at Tashkent State Medical Institute, and subsequently at Tashkent Medical Academy. Currently he heads the National Training Center for Emergency Medical Services.