Health Care Reforms Underway

YEREVAN (Noyan Tapan)The Ministry of Health Care of the Republic of Armenia has adopted a program to develop and restructure the system–aimed at providing "public health service for everyone."

The program is a gradual decentralization of the health service control system–which will enable patients to choose their own physicians instead of being assigned to specific healthcare providers or clinics.

Forty-two state healthcare centers will be merge with the 166 existing medical centers to cut costs and achieve a high level efficiency.


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