Bekhbudov Zafar, MD, president of the Uzbekistani NMO passed this January. Born with hemophilia in 1978, Zafar was a very accomplished individual. A hematologist, he also had a law degree and was a graduate of the Tashkent Pediatric Medical Institute. He began working as a hematologist in 2012, and in 2014 was appointed chairman of the Uzbek Society of Patients with Hemophilia in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. A very competent hematologist, Zafar was also a very caring individual and gave a lot of his time to the people of his country with bleeding disorders. His passing is a huge loss for the community, and he will be missed.