SPH Zvart Avedisian Onanian Center for Health Services Research and Development Senior Researcher Arusyak Harutyunyan Discusses How Primary Physicians Can Help in the Fight Against Smoking

SPH Zvart Avedisian Onanian Center for Health Services Research and Development Senior Researcher Arusyak Harutyunyan Discusses How Primary Physicians Can Help in the Fight Against Smoking

June 14, 2017

Հայաստանում ծխողների քանակը նվազեցնել կարող է ոչ միայն նոր օրենքների ընդունումը, այլեւ առաջնային օղակի բժիշկների ավելի արդյունավետ աշխատանքը։ Զարգացած մի շարք երկրներում հենց այդ մասնագետներն են իրենց հիվանդներին տեղեկացնում ծխելու վնասի մասին ու հենց նրանք էլ կարող են օգնել հիվանդներին ազատվել ծխախոտային կախվածությունից։

AUA Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health at the European Network for Smoking and Tobacco Prevention Conference

AUA Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health at the European Network for Smoking and Tobacco Prevention Conference

June 13, 2017

SPH Zvart Avedisian Onanian Center for Health Services Research and Development (CHSR) Senior Researcher Arusyak Harutyunyan (MPH ’09), Research Assistants Armine Abrahamyan (MPH ’15), Zaruhi Grigoryan (MPH ’15), and Varduhi Hayrumyan (MPH ’16) were competitively selected to participate and present during the second annual conference of the European Network for Smoking and Tobacco Prevention (ENSP) International Conference on Tobacco Control 2017 in Athens from May 24-26.

World No Tobacco Day 2017

World No Tobacco Day 2017

June 6, 2017

Every year, on May 31, the world celebrates World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) under the auspices of the World Health Organization (WHO) highlighting the health risks associated with tobacco use and advocates for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption. The theme of this year’s campaign is “Tobacco – a threat to development.”

Karine Minasyan (MPH ’15) Earns German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Scholarship to Conduct Research at Charité Medical University in Berlin

Karine Minasyan (MPH ’15) Earns German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Scholarship to Conduct Research at Charité Medical University in Berlin

May 31, 2017

Karine Minasyan (MPH ’15), alumna of the American University of Armenia (AUA) Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH), has been awarded a year-long research scholarship (2017/2018) to conduct the research project entitled “Study of Thyroid Dysfunction in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus” at the Department of Endocrinology, Charité University Hospital (Berlin, Germany).

Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health Publishes on Results Based Financing in Health

Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health Publishes on Results Based Financing in Health

April 21, 2017

YEREVAN, Armenia– In April 2017, the Health Systems and Reform, an open access peer-reviewed international journal, published the article “National Scale-Up of Results-Based Financing in Primary Health Care: The Case of Armenia”, which looked into the interaction of contextual factors, actors, and processes that contributed to the successful scale-up and integration of result based financing (RBF) to Armenia’s primary health care system.