11:24 | May 14, 2018
After the recent appointment of Minister of Health Arsen Torosyan, many citizens complained since Torosyan was known on Facebook for his harsh comments and statements, concerning mostly the need of vaccinations.
12:16 | April 25, 2018
Protesters led by Nikol Pashinyan have blocked the traffic on Melik-Adamyan Street, where police forces are concentrated in front of the Central Office of the Republican Party of Armenia.
17:05 | March 19, 2018
50-60% of infectious intestinal cases in 2016-2017 and January of this year were food-related. The main culprit is coming into contact with sick animals or consuming tainted dairy products.
10:55 | March 17, 2018
Armenia’s Ministry of Health reports that plans are underway to build a new hospital in Vayotz Dzor Province and that Minister of Health Levon Altunyan has already met with local physicians in the town of Yegheknadzor.
17:30 | March 7, 2018
It was the World Bank that financed the modernization of Hrazdan Medical Center, comprised of a hospital, polyclinic and maternity ward. All four buildings were renovated and outfitted with $800,000 worth of equipment and furnishings.
17:27 | March 5, 2018
Higher than safe levels of lead concentrate were found in 8 of the 29 samples taken from Yerevan’s Nor Nork, Kanaker-Zeytoun, Arabkir, Erebuni, Nubarashen, Shenkavit and Kentron district playgrounds.
12:30 | March 1, 2018
Armenian Minister of Health Davit Harutyunyan today submitted a proposal to create a state non-profit medical center that would focus on providing adequate medical care for those incarcerated in the country’s jails and prisons.
17:36 | February 28, 2018
During a Q&A period today at the Armenian parliament, Yelk Alliance MP Artak Zeynalyan cited a recent Hetq investigation of sour cream product and asked government representatives what was being done to protect the rights of consumers in light of the troubling findings.
18:50 | December 25, 2017
Today, the primary clinic of Iskhanadzor, a village in the liberated Kashatagh region of Artsakh, reopened its doors after months of renovation. Kashatagh Administration Chief of Staff Davit Davtyan, Tufenkian Foundation Executive Director Raffi Doudaklian, as well as representatives of the Artsakh Ministry of Healthcare, Berdzor Hospital and the Ishkhanadzor community attended the opening event.
23:40 | December 24, 2017
The other four contained salmonella bacteria, higher than acceptable MAFAM (Mesophilic aerobic and facultative anaerobic microorganisms) levels, and antibiotics, whose sale is restricted in Armenia and that can only be used by a physician’s prescription.
15:44 | December 18, 2017
Hetq explores the efficacy of the Gardasil vaccine imported to Armenia. The vaccine is supposed to prevent HPV (Human Papillomavirus - the most common sexually transmitted infection).
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