Healthcare expenditures of Artsakh envisaged in 2018 draft state budget comprised 6 billion 151 million 800 thousand drams as compared to last year’s 5 billion 996 million 800 thousand drams.
Healthcare expenditures in 2018 comprised 6 billion 151 million 800 thousand drams. Artsakh Healthcare Minister
STEPANAKERT, JANUARY 11, ARTSAKHPRESS: As Artsakhpress reports, Artsakh Healthcare Minister, Arayik Baghryan stated during the press conference on January 11, noting that the performance of the healthcare system of Artsakh in 2018 comprised 5bln 952mln 803 thousand 620 drams. the budget was executed by 96.7%.
"The Ministry continued to carry out consistent work to replenish the system with medical staff. In 2018, 19 doctors have been sent to work in the country's medical institutions. 36 doctors were provided with 36 million AMD financial aid within the framework of the “Financial support to doctors sent to work in another place”project.
With potential of National Institute of Health after Avdalbekyan and with the support of the Armenian office of Fund For Armenian Relief, 6-week course was held for 42 doctors abroad. A new three-year program for community nurses launched by the above-mentioned office, within the framework of which in 2018 retraining courses were organized for 120 nurses.
"Collaborating with the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Armenia and various charitable organizations, as well as with state support trainings are being organized for our specialists both in Armenia and abroad for improving the professional quality of specialists. In 2018, 50 doctors of the system have been trained, of which 43 in different medical institutions of the Republic of Armenia and 7 in foreign countries: 2 in France and 5 in the Russian Federation, "the minister added.