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[FAR Health Programs]: Emergency Care Training Helps VOAH Nurses Strengthen their Practice standard

Amalya Davtyan, one of the nurses at FAR’s Vanadzor Old Age Home (VOAH), knows by heart the blood pressure results of each and every elderly resident she is responsible for. Every morning for the past eight years Amalya has checked their blood pressure before giving medicine to those who need it. She then carefully follows up with the condition of each patient throughout the day and overnight. With 30 years of experience in the cardiology department of Child Rehabilitation State Center in Tbilisi, Georgia, Amalya is quick when it comes to making decisions. “Be it high blood pressure or a heart attack or whatever else, I quickly find a way to react either by giving medicine, recommending rest or immediately ...

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[FAR Health Programs]: CME: Taking Steps to Improve Public Health standard

As part of its efforts to combat Armenia’s serious public health issues, FAR’s Continuing Medical Education (CME) program recently held a two-day conference on cardiology at Stepanakert Republic Hospital in Nagorno Karabagh. Dr. Liana Khachatryan and Dr. Lusine Mkhitaryan, both experts from Erebuni Medical Center in Yerevan, collaborated with FAR’s medical programs staff to lead the event, which was attended by general physicians, cardiologists and Intensive Care Unit specialists from institutions throughout Nagorno Karabagh. The conference allowed participants to learn about the latest approaches to cardiology as well as ways to properly use equipment for monitoring and treating heart conditions. Cardiovascular disease is considered to be a serious public health problem in Nagorno Karabagh and Armenia. FAR’s healthcare programs team ...

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[FAR Health Programs]: New Equipment Helps Bolster Healthcare Systems of Armenia and Karabagh. standard

Three medical centers in Armenia and Nagorno-Karabagh received bone densitometer machines—indispensable equipment in the evaluation of bone health—thanks to the generosity of Dr. John Bilezikian, professor of medicine and pharmacology at Columbia University, and the Massachusetts-based Hologic Company. This is just one of many examples of Dr. Bilezikian’s continued support of Armenia’s medical institutions and professionals. Dr. Bilezikian, in collaboration with a number of specialists from Yerevan, has also organized lecture series on modern diagnostic and treatment approaches to osteoporosis The Scientific Research Center of Mother and Child Health Protection, Yerevan State Medical University’s Muratsan University Hospital, the Erebuni Medical Center and the Scientific Center of Orthopedics and Traumatology, all received the densitometer machines last year through an effort coordinated ...

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[FAR Health Programs | CME]: Medical Seminar Held in Aragatsotn Marz. standard

Outgoing seminars on selected medical topics are the cornerstones of the FAR Continuing Medical Education Program (CME). Last week, leading specialists from Yerevan State Medical University’s N1 clinic and Erebuni Medical Center gathered at the Ashtarak Medical Center in Aragatsotn Marz to lead a seminar on the diagnostics and modern treatment protocols of cardiology and hematology. About 35 cardiologists and therapists from throughout Aragatsotn Marz attended. Lectures were delivered by Dr. Tsolak Sargsyan of YSMU’s N1 clinic, and Dr. Yervand Hakobyan of Erebuni Medical Center. Dr. Hakobyan is also a CME trainer. Taking advantage of the opportunity to promote the CME program, Dr. Yaghjyan and myself once again presented the program to the audience. Hambartzum Simonyan is the health programs ...

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