LAUNCH OF SYSTEM OF CONTROL OVER MEDICAL SERVICES QUALITY UNDER WAY IN ARMENIA
ARKA News Agency, Armenia
Oct 18 2006
YEREVAN, October 17. /ARKA/. Launch of a system of control over the
quality of medical services is under way in Armenia, Deputy Minister of
Healthcare of Armenia Tatul Hakobyan reported during the discussions
on the topic "Issues of Provision of Quality of Healthcare Services
and Economic Availability of Medicaments".
He said that international standards are being elaborated within the
frameworks of creation of this system, and also works on establishing
internal committees of control over the quality are under way.
Hakobyan also pointed out that this process is currently at the
stage of formation of relevant plans of action, standards, as well
as flexible and proper mechanisms meeting the requirements.
Public discussions are organized by the ministry of finances and
economy under the strategic poverty reduction program of Armenia.
Participating in the activity were representatives of the healthcare
sector, state governing bodies, NGOs, and also independent experts
from relevant international organizations.