Public health protection efforts in Armenia are always praised by international health organizations. Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan said in his opening speech of the international ministerial conference entitled “New challenges in public health sector” He noted that caring for human health knows no borders, an example of which is this conference. “Regardless of the economic development level, the most important issue in any country is public health protection. Upon declaring public health as priority, numerous projects for the protection of public health are carried out by the government, which are in accordance with the strategy of WHO’s “Health- 2020″”, Hovik Abrahamyan said.

According to him, special appreciation is given to the national immunization program in Armenia, fight against HIV-AIDS and tuberculosis. “A successful project is also the mandatory iodization of salt, which decreased health problems caused by iodine deficiency,” the Prime Minister said.

Referring to screening (mass medical examination) projects, the Prime Minister emphasized the fact that 50-60% of the vulnerable population will be examined within the framework of the project in three years.

Hovik Abrahamyan stressed that year by year the government is increasing funding for the healthcare sector.

At the invitation of the Prime Minister of Armenia Hovik Abrahamyan, delegations headed by healthcare ministers of Russia, Iran, Georgia, Belarus and Kazakhstan arrived to Armenia to attend the international ministerial conference entitled “New challenges in public health sector”.

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Public health protection efforts in Armenia are always praised by international health organizations. Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan said in his opening speech of the international ministerial conference entitled “New challenges in public health sector” He noted that caring for human health knows no borders, an example of which is this conference. “Regardless of the economic development level, the most important issue in any country is public health protection. Upon declaring public health as priority, numerous projects for the protection of public health are carried out by the government, which are in accordance with the strategy of WHO’s “Health- 2020″”, Hovik Abrahamyan said.

According to him, special appreciation is given to the national immunization program in Armenia, fight against HIV-AIDS and tuberculosis. “A successful project is also the mandatory iodization of salt, which decreased health problems caused by iodine deficiency,” the Prime Minister said.

Referring to screening (mass medical examination) projects, the Prime Minister emphasized the fact that 50-60% of the vulnerable population will be examined within the framework of the project in three years.

Hovik Abrahamyan stressed that year by year the government is increasing funding for the healthcare sector.

At the invitation of the Prime Minister of Armenia Hovik Abrahamyan, delegations headed by healthcare ministers of Russia, Iran, Georgia, Belarus and Kazakhstan arrived to Armenia to attend the international ministerial conference entitled “New challenges in public health sector”.

Public health protection efforts in Armenia are always praised by international health organizations. Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan said in his opening speech of the international ministerial conference entitled “New challenges in public health sector” He noted that caring for human health knows no borders, an example of which is this conference. “Regardless of the economic development level, the most important issue in any country is public health protection. Upon declaring public health as priority, numerous projects for the protection of public health are carried out by the government, which are in accordance with the strategy of WHO’s “Health- 2020″”, Hovik Abrahamyan said.

According to him, special appreciation is given to the national immunization program in Armenia, fight against HIV-AIDS and tuberculosis. “A successful project is also the mandatory iodization of salt, which decreased health problems caused by iodine deficiency,” the Prime Minister said.

Referring to screening (mass medical examination) projects, the Prime Minister emphasized the fact that 50-60% of the vulnerable population will be examined within the framework of the project in three years.

Hovik Abrahamyan stressed that year by year the government is increasing funding for the healthcare sector.

At the invitation of the Prime Minister of Armenia Hovik Abrahamyan, delegations headed by healthcare ministers of Russia, Iran, Georgia, Belarus and Kazakhstan arrived to Armenia to attend the international ministerial conference entitled “New challenges in public health sector”.