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[FAR Health Programs]: FAR Celebrates Seven Years of Cooperation with AAHPO, and the Improvement of Healthcare in Artsakh image

Over 200 doctors from Artsakh trained in the latest medical approaches. More than 20 trainings on various healthcare issues held in Stepanakert. Dozens of items of vital medical equipment sent to Artsakh’s medical institutions. These are the quantitative results of the seven-year collaboration between FAR and the Armenian-American Healthcare Professionals Organization (AAHPO) on the Continuing Medical Education Program (CME).

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[FAR Health Programs]: More Doctors are Trained Thanks to Local Seminars standard

Modern trends in obstetrics and gynecology were the topics of two days of seminars that FAR recently organized in Nagorno Karabakh Republic (NKR). Lecturers Dr. Hripsime Apresyan from the Nork Infectious Diseases Center, and Dr. Rusadan Vardanyan from the Shengavit Medical Center, spent two full days with doctors based in primarily in Karabagh’s capital Stepanakert in addition to other regions. In cooperation with the Armenian American Health Professionals Organization (AAHPO) FAR has implemented the Continuing Medical Education Program (CME) for Nagorno Karabakh doctors since 2011. The two-day seminars are planned for once a year. And they greatly expand the reach of CME. While only three to five doctors from Karabakh spend a month training in Yerevan’s clinics the seminars reach ...

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[FAR Health Programs]: Reintegrating Professionals standard

Returning to one’s fatherland as an established professional is an honorable act of homecoming. FAR frequently provides support for diasporan professionals with such a dignified mission. Through its Continuing Medical Education (CME) program for Nagorno Karabagh Republic physicians that is funded by the Armenian-American Health Professional Organization (AAHPO), FAR helps repatriates reintegrate into the Armenian healthcare system after their extensive work experience abroad. Dr. Mushegh Aro is one such doctor who relocated to Armenia in 2012 after having lived and worked in Syria for 20 years as a gastroenterologist. He now serves as a family physician at Kovsakan City Hospital in the Kashatagh district of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic. As a participant in the CME program, Dr. Aro is under the ...

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[FAR Health Programs]: Armenian-American Doctor Gives Back to His Community standard

On the 15th and 16th of September in Tsakhkadzor, the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Armenia (MoH), the Armenian Association of Anesthesiologists and Reanimatologists, FAR, and FARFAA organized a two-day conference about the management of airways. Initiated by Armenian-American anesthesiologist Dr. Rafi Avitsian, it was dedicated to the famous Armenian-American anesthesiologist Dr. Antranik Ovassapyan. The participants of the conference were anesthesiologists from various marzes and cities of Armenia. Dr. Samvel Soghomonyan from Armenia’s Ministry of Health, Dr. Gevorg Yaghjiyan from FARFAA and Dr. Hambardzum Simonyan commenced the seminar. Afterwards Dr. Armine Kharatyan, a student of Dr. Ovassapyan, said a few words in memory of Dr. Ovassapyan. The conference continued with lectures related to the newest methodologies and approaches in ...

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[FAR Yerevan]: EDITORIAL – Artsakh’s Independence. standard

After 20 years, Karabagh celebrates its beginnings as a state. Via Asbarez.com The Nagorno-Karabakh Republic has not been recognized internationally, yet in the last two decades has been able to establish democratic institutions, rule of law and guarantees of basic human rights in a manner that has escaped even some of the larger former Soviet republics, including often Armenia. The challenge is to ensure that this pace is maintained and that rule of law and democracy prevail in this 20-year-old state. Please continue reading here. The Nagorno-Karabakh Republic–Artsakh Credit: Asbarez.com

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