Prosthetics Center in Stepanakert to Be Renovated

YEREVAN (Noyan Tapan)–The activities of the Caroline Cox Prosthetics and Rehabilitation Center of Stepanakert were discussed at a Saturday meeting held between Karabakh President Arkady Ghoukassian and the Vice-Speaker of the British Parliament’s House of Lords–Baroness Caroline Cox.

The guests acquainted Ghoukassian with a number of projects dealing with the expansion of specialized aid rendered to war-disabled veterans. Experts of a leading orthopedic clinic in Great Britain are expected to pay a visit to Karabakh in the near future. At the same time a group of British physicians made a statement regarding an initiative to purchase modern medical equipment for the Prosthetics and Rehabilitation Center.

Ghoukassian stated that Karabakh authorities are considering the issue of housing the center in a newer building. It is necessary for the center not only to render medical aid but also to have an opportunity to receive invalid patients from different parts of the country. Appreciating the activities of the center–Ghoukassian expressed confidence that it will be possible to restore many people to normal life due to the joint efforts.

The participation of Christian Solidarity International in the celebration of the 1700th anniversary of the proclamation of Christianity as a state religion in Armenia was also discussed.

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