healthcare in Caucasus

Georgia to host International Health Forum

The International Tbilisi Health Forum (Tbilisi Health Forum, THF) will take place in the capital of Georgia. The event will be held on October 25- 27. The relevant information is published on the official THF website. It is reported …

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Five injured in Chechnya filling station fire

At least five people have been injured in a blaze that engulfed a service station in Russia’s Chechnya. The station was rocked by a massive explosion as fire hit underground fuel tanks. According to media reports, four underground …

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Bone marrow to be transplanted in Stavropol Territory

Bone marrow transplantation will begin in the Stavropol region, the head of the Ministry of Health of the region, Viktor Mazharov said. According to him, the procedures for bone marrow transplantation, which are required for cancerous …

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Storm injures almost 20 people in Tehran

A strong storm hit Tehran Monday night, injuring 18 people and breaking branches of trees and electricity cables in the capital city, Tehran Emergency Services reported. According to the report, strong winds blowing at a speed of 83 …

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Yerevan State University rector hospitalized

Yerevan State University (YSU) Rector Aram Simonyan has been taken to hospital, YSU spokesperson Gevorg Emin-Teryan wrote on his Facebook page.  A protest action is in progress at YSU since yesterday morning. YSU …

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Migration from Armenia assumes escape character

The permanent population of Armenia decreased by 13.4 thousand people over the past year, according to the National Statistical Service of the republic. At the same time, it was noted that during the year 10.3 thousand more people were born …

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Infant mortality in Ingushetia decreased by 33%

In 2017, the birth rate increased in Ingushetia and the death rate decreased, the Ministry of Health of the Republic reported. The department noted that in the past year, the population's demographic growth was 7569 people, and the average …

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Shortage of teachers and doctors in Armenia

The most demanded jobs in Armenia’s regions in 2017 were a doctor and a teacher, a representative of Armenia’s employment agency Tsoghik Bezhanyan said. According to her, during the last year there were a …

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Azerbaijan becoming non-smoking country

Azerbaijan's Parliament adopted the Law 'On Restriction of the Use of Tobacco Products'. "If in the previous version of the draft law employers were required to allocate special places for smoking, then in the final …

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Russian soldiers donate blood for Armenian hospitals

Soldiers of the 102nd Russian military base in Gyumri donated blood, the press service of the Southern Military District said. More than 300 soldiers, civilian personnel and their families donated more than 100 liters …

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Trauma center opens in Vladikavkaz

Today, a new building of the trauma center opened in the capital of North Ossetia as a part of the republican clinical hospital, the press service of the Ministry of Health of the region reported. The chairman of the government, …

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Putin holds meeting with acting head of Adygea

President of Russia Vladimir Putin held a meeting with the acting head of Adygea Murat Kumpilov. Putin urged him to resolve problems with school infrastructure in the republic as well as deal with the …

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