Armenia Seeks Status as Regional Health Center

YEREVAN (Armenpress)–The Armenian Government is taking stock of a proposed national program that aims to make Armenia a regional health center, Armenian Health Minister Harutyun Kushkian told Armenpress on Friday.

The minister said Armenia’seeks to become a regional
center in providing first class medical services in 8 categories, the first is the treatment of cancer.

He said the first steps toward realizing this goal are already being taken, as a cancer treatment center is set to be built on the basis of the National Cancer Institute.

The minister said Armenia may become a regional health center in
3-5 years. He said Armenia has the resource and personnel to offer
high class treatment of cardio-vascular diseases, infertility,
rehabilitation, stomatology, ear implants and collection and
transplantation of bone marrow cells.


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