healthcare in Caucasus

Clinic in Tbilisi evacuated due to gas leak  

In Tbilisi, patients and medical staff were evacuated from the clinic building on Tavkhelidze Street. According to the Emergency Management Service, the evacuation was caused by a strong smell of natural gas. At present, the …

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Social workers go on strike in Georgia

A large-scale strike of Georgia’s social workers has been underway since the morning across the country. Protesters demand better working conditions in and more efficient and timely services from Georgia's Social Service …

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Number of water poisoning victims grows in Dagestan

The number of hospitalized with an acute intestinal infection in Khasavyurt increased to 89 people, the press service of the city administration informs. "In the infectious disease ward of the central city hospital, on March 23, …

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Yerevan’s city hall attacker declared mentally ill

According to the reports, Romik Jndoyan, who tried to ram the entrance of the Yerevan City Hall and then set fire to his car, was declared mentally ill. Due ti this,  he was taken to the Avan mental health clinic, Sputnik-Armenia …

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Ex-deputy health minister detained in Armenia

Armenia's ex-deputy health minister Vahan Poghosyan was detained on suspicion of being involved in a series of abuses at the National Center for Combating Tuberculosis. Investigation revealed numerous incidents of …

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Inmate escapes from medical center in Yerevan

An inmate has escaped from 'Armenia' Medical Center, the Armenia Medical Center's chief surgeon Arsen Grigoryan said. According to preliminary data, he escaped yesterday at 3:30pm by jumping out of a window. The …

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H1N1 flu death toll reaches 21 in Georgia

Twenty one people have died  in Georgia because of the H1N1 virus this winter, the Georgian National Disease Control Centre says. The most recent fatality took place yesterday, when a 55-year-old man died in Marneuli, News …

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Another person dies of H1N1 flu in Armenia

Another person died in Armenia from H1N1 flu related complications, the republic's Health Ministry said in a statement. Despite the stabilization of the situation there are patients in grave condition in Armenian hospitals, Sputnik …

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