Press release: Cooperation of Birthright and the Armenian MedicalAss

Press release: Cooperation of Birthright and the Armenian Medical Association

June 14, 2004

Armenian Medical Association
38 Tumanyan Street 38, Apt. 9,
Yerevan, Armenia
Phone: (3741) 53 48 63
Fax (3741) 53 48 79
Email: [email protected]
Web site:

The Armenian Medical Association would like to extend an invitation to any
young Diasporan Armenians interested in the field of medicine that would
like to volunteer in Armenia. The Armenian Medical Association, in
collaboration with Birthright Armenia, has begun a new program that aims to
give Diasporan Armenians between the ages of eighteen and thirty-two the
opportunity to volunteer in a medical capacity in Armenia-networking with
healthcare professionals in Armenia and forging future links between
medicine in Armenia and in Armenian communities abroad. The Armenian
Medical Association, with its extensive network of medical professionals,
will be able to find and place those interested in suitable medical

The Armenian Medical Association is a non-governmental, non-partisan
organization of medical professionals who strive to advance medicine in
Armenia. For more information on the Armenian Medical Association please
refer to our website at

The Armenian Medical Association with the cooperation of Birthright Armenia
encourages young Armenians to explore their heritage. Unlike other
opportunities, this program offers many ways to easily discover Armenia,
including fully subsidized round-trip travel costs to any individuals who
qualify with Birthright Armenia’s criteria. It is Birthright Armenia’s
mission to strengthen ties between the homeland and Diasporan youth by
affording young Armenians an opportunity to be a part of Armenia’s daily
life and to contribute to Armenia’s development through work, study and
volunteer experiences, while developing life-long personal ties and a
renewed sense of Armenian identity.

For the exact specifications for qualifying for Birthright Armenia, and for
more information on the organization, please refer to their website at