Category Archives: Chronicle

Medical service on the frontline

Ararat military unit is one of the biggest units of Armenia which stands out with its significance. This unit protects the gates of Yerevan – the direction to the capital. Being the biggest unit it has also the biggest army-wide medical clinic. The medical clinic of the unit was built in 2010. It is equipped with appropriate...

The military medicine from health positions

How is it possible to combine the works of two totally different departments only in favor of the activity of the system? Conversation with RA Minister of Health Armen Muradyan

_How will you assess the level of military medicine in Armenia? How consistent is it with developments of military medicine?

_The...

Central clinical military hospital of RA ministry of Defense

The Central clinical military hospital of Yerevan was created on March 15, 1994 in the period of hard military situation. That war compelled us to have military structures, as well as military medicine. Since the day of its creation the hospital has begun to implement its duties – receiving badly wounded soldiers,...

Central military hospital of Stepanakert

In Artsakh we were met by the head of central military hospital, Lieutenant Colonel of medical service Zori Sadyan. He told us about the way the hospital has passed through as well as he represented us today’s state of the hospital. The central military hospital of Stepanakert began operating on the very first...

Garrison hospital of Zangezur

In 1992 by the order of the Minister of Defense the creation of the garrison hospital of Zangezur started in Syuniq region near community Aghitu. Works on improving housing conditions, creation of logistics base were implemented. In February, 1995 the military hospital could already receive its first patients. Though...

International military-medical cooperation

In 2005 when the Program on Activities of Individual Partnership with NATO was signed the military-medical service of RA armed forces also started to participate in NATO programs on cooperation.

The first international mission in which our military doctors were involved was the peacekeeping mission in Iraq. From...

High-qualified staff to military-medical sphere

Generation change is one of the main ways to have a sustainable system, but there is one problem; what kind of staff you are going to replace it by. What kind of generation of military doctors is being educated and what are the conditions the present generation is being educated in? Can they take the existing experience...

Always side-by-side

When Dr. Vartkes and Mary V. Najaryan received their awards at this year’s “Ellis Island Medal of Honor” ceremony on May 10, they became the first married couple of any background to receive the award in the same year.
It was just one many “firsts” punctuating the lives of this remarkable couple.
The...

Expectations and perspectives as a result of the conference

The army of the Republic of Armenia is only 22 years old but Armenian military art is thousands years old. In the course of the history of more than 4 thousand years the Armenian soldier has fought the Babylonians, Assyrians, Ponticus, Romans, Mongols, Turks, Persians and many others, but the goal of fighting Armenian...