AAHPO Launches TV Health Programs

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Learn about abdominal pain in children Sunday, June 11 on Better Health for You, a new television show on Ardzagang TV that focuses on health topics for everyone in the Armenian community.

Two distinguished pediatricians, Dr. Garbis Baydar and Dr. Alycia Leidy, will discuss this condition. Dr. Baydar is a general pediatrician and Dr. Leidy is a pediatric gastroenterologist.

"These experts will help parents and grandparents to understand this symptom in children, which can be very confusing. Like our other guests on the program, these physicians are highly qualified to inform and educate the viewers," said Ohan Karatoprak, MD, who has taken leadership of the television program.

Each program will focus on a medical topic of interest to Armenian viewers. The next program will focus on cardiology and it will be aired on June 25.

Or, you may visit Ardzagang TV. On the home page, click on the AAHPO programs and view them. If you click on "Programs" (right hand column) you can see when and where Ardzagang TV programs are broadcast in the tri-state area.

The first six shows are being sponsored by Holy Name Medical Center, Teaneck, NJ. Additional sponsors are needed, and may include individual health care providers, organizations or corporations. In addition, AAHPO members may be interviewed in their area of expertise. To participate, or to inquire about sponsorship, please email Dr. Karatoprak.

Shows that have already aired include a close look at the Bone Marrow Donor drive being sponsored by the families of Irene Katrandjian and Charlotte Conybear, a discussion of preventive medicine in Armenia, and an interview with AAHPO leaders Larry Najarian, MD and Arthur Kubikian, DDS.


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