YEREVAN, February 21. /ARKA/. Armenia’s Ministry of Health has unveiled today the list of medical institutions chosen by the government to carry out the government-financed program of surgical treatment for malignant diseases.
The ministry said relevant agreements with these clinics have already been signed. It added that citizens may apply to following medical institutions for free surgical treatment for malignant diseases: Vladimir Avakyan Medical Center, Nairi Medical Center, Shengavit Medical Center, Surb Grigor Lusavorich Medical Center, Surb Astvatsamayr Medical Center, ArtMed Rehabilitation Center, Astghik Medical Center, Fanarjian National Oncology Center, Gyumri Oncology Center, and Vanadzor Medical Center.
Earlier, Health Minister Arsen Torosyan said that surgical treatment for malignant diseases will be free for the entire population as it was removed from the list of co-financed medical services.
According to the ministry, some 5,600 people die in Armenia from malignant neoplasms annually. They account for 20.4% of all deaths coming second after deaths caused by circulatory system diseases. — 0–