Dr. Jonathan Iralu, a Nagaland-born Physician received a reward from the state of New Mexico for his outstanding performance in the health service of the state. Dr. Iralu has been serving as a physician in the state of New Mexico since the 1st wave of covid pandemic broke out last year.
The state of New Mexico celebrated “Dr. Jonathan Iralu Day” on July 19 for his great service to the people of the state in times of pandemics.
Dr. Iralu is among seven doctors & nurses in New Mexico who have been recognized by the U.S surgeon general and Governor. The team of health workers is dubbed as ‘Health care heroes’ by US media. They will be honoured by celebrating a particular day starting from July 19 to July 26 in their names. It started with celebrating Dr. Iralu’s day on July 19.
The state of New Mexico Executive office wrote a proclamation letter to Dr. Jonathan Iralu for recognizing his selfless service to the new Mexican people and ‘caring for his community at the Gallup Indian Medical Center in Mexico during the pandemic situation.
Before Covid broke out in the new Mexican state last year, he carried out awareness activities among the people on Covid.
Dr. Iralu has been working at the Gallup Indian Medical Center since 1994. He is an Indian Health Service Chief Clinical Consultant for Infectious diseases. He works as an instructor at Harvard Medical School as well as an expert physician at Brigham And Women’s Hospital Division in Boston, Massachusetts.
Nagaland CM Neiphiu Rio on Twitter congratulated Dr. Iralu on his success.