President Serzh Sargsyan and Mrs. Rita Sargsyan attended today the opening ceremony of the

R. Yeolyan Hematology Medical Center. Accompanied by the heads of the leading medical institutions of the country, Mayor of Yerevan, Minister of Health Care, Head of the World Bank Yerevan office and other guests, President Sargsyan and Mrs. Sargsyan toured the premise of the only leading medical center in Armenia specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of the hematological diseases, familiarized with the works, conditions created to provide high quality services, and conversed with the administration and medical staff of the Center on the ongoing activities of the Center and future programs.

The responsible officials of the Center said that the structure of the modernized Hematology Center comprises a regional bone morrow transplant department and a laboratory for the stem cells research. Considering the exceptional importance of the Center particularly for the treatment of the children with blood cancer, the program has been implemented thanks to the commitment and efforts of Mrs. Rita Sargsyan – the Honorary Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of the Donate Life Charity Fund. The seven-story building of the Center has been totally renovated and a new three-story unit has been added. The modernization works have been carried out by the RA Ministry of Health Care through the financing of the Government and the World Bank.

The newly opened medical Center will allow to provide state-of-the-art, high quality and affordable medical services. The Center is equipped with all necessary modern facilities, the major part of which is exceptional in its significance and are unique for Armenia.

Thanks to the installed automated systems, the spectrum of the provided services will expand dramatically. The policy of competitive prices will allow the Center to provide the services also available to the patients from abroad.

Today, the President of Armenia attended also the opening of the fully renovated M. Sarian Home Museum which was also attended by the distinguished representatives of the cultural area, Mayor of Yerevan, Minister of Culture, Chairman of the Government State Committee of Urban Development, and other guests.
Serzh Sargsyan accompanied by the administration of the Museum and guests toured the Home Museum, observed the results of the renovation works of the cultural center which the President tasked to carry out during his previous visit and conversed with the staff of the Museum.

The President of Armenia was informed that in the framework of the renovation works, the foundation and the main walls have been reinforced, an extra, 4th floor with a separate auditorium has been constructed to organize events, and the previously open terrace has become a library, changes have been made in the systems of heating, water supply, sewage, and electric power, and there appeared facilities for the entry and movement inside the Museum for the disabled visitors. The premise has also been technical re-equipped: Renovation works, which commenced in May, 2013, have concluded in November 2016. The Home Museum corresponds to all modern standards; all necessary conditions for the high quality service of the visitors and implementation of the scientific and educational programs have been created.


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