Topic: health

YEREVAN – Yerevan’s Center of Pediatric Oncology and Hematology of Armenia, the sole center for treatment of cancer for children in Armenia and Artsakh, continues its work under difficult conditions after the Artsakh war and the[...]

By Peggy McInerny, Director of Communications WESTWOOD, Calif. (The Promise Armenian Institute) — Funded by the Promise Armenian Institute (PAI) at UCLA, two University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) faculty are working tirelessly to[...]

YEREVAN – Health Minister Arsen Torosyan announced on April 2 that Armenia built a new module for infectious disease patients with 42 rooms in ten days as part of the Republican Nork Infectious Diseases Clinical Hospital in Yerevan.[...]

NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES – Armenian medical associations in the United States and abroad have sprung into action in order to deal with the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Two of the most active in the United States have been[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Two more people in Armenia have died from coronavirus, raising to three the domestic death toll from the disease, Health Minister Arsen Torosyan said on Sunday, March 29. Torosyan said both victims, a 55-year-old[...]

ISTANBUL – One of Armenia’s neighbors, Iran, is among the top 10 countries with over 44 thousand registered cases of coronavirus (numbers change quickly), while Turkey which only on March 9 reported its first positive result of the[...]

YEREVAN (Reuters) – A 72-year-old woman diagnosed with the coronavirus died in Armenia on Thursday, March 26, the Health Ministry’s spokeswoman said, reporting the country’s first death related to the virus. Armenia, a[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Armenia instituted a state of emergency in response to the rapidly spreading coronavirus outbreak, banning gatherings of more than 20 people and restricting media coverage of the disease. The 28-day state of emergency[...]

By Ani Mejlumyan YEREVAN ( – Armenia’s government is undertaking a new effort to reverse the country’s demographic decline, including by testing the fertility of teenage girls. Armenians have long been concerned about[...]