Tag Archive: FAR

Jul
11
2011

From Hambardzum Simonyan, MD

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AAHPO received this today! First of all I would like to express my grateful appreciation to all AAHPO members, both as an Armenian physician and a citizen. Each time, when one of our colleagues from the diaspora visits Armenia, he or she brings a measure of hope, motivation and encouragement for colleagues and people who …

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Jul
09
2011

Terrific Armenian Doctors Training More Terrific Doctors

Pictured from left to right are Harout Nercessian, Field Director of the Armenian Missionary Association of America (AMAA), our patient, Ophthalmologist Nazereth Darakjian, MD, and a relative of the patient.

This patient had written to the Armenian Missionary Association of America (AMAA), requesting to come to the U.S. for special eye surgery. Dr. Nazereth Darakjian determined that the patient did not need surgery. But, if she had needed surgery, there are very capable eye surgeons in Yerevan. Iin this case, that would be Anna Hovakimian, …

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Jul
08
2011

A Situation as it Unfolds…

I received an urgent call today from a missionary from Canada who moved to Armenia several years ago. A visiting priest from Canada broke his leg/ankle in a fall a few hours ago. He is in a hospital in Gyumri, the second largest city in Armenia. Both the patient and missionary are worried, as they …

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Jul
07
2011

Tsoline Kojaoghlanian, MD During Her AAHPO Mission in Armenia

Tsoline Kojoaghlanian, MD during her lecture at the Yerevan State Medical University.

Tsoline Kojaoghlanian, MD is a member of AAHPO and on the Board of Directors. Even with her busy schedule, she has taken the time to participate in the AAHPO Mission in Armenia this summer. Dr. Kojaoghlanian this week even had time to give a lecture at the Yerevan State Medical University to tell everyone about …

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Jul
07
2011

Always More We Can Do!

Pictured left to right: Drs. Tsoline Kojoaghlanian, the Minister of Healthcare of NKR Sergey Movsesyan, Dr. Raffy Hovanessian, and Dr. Aram Cazazian.

Drs. Tsoline Kojoaghlanian, Raffy Hovanessian and Aram Cazazian speak with the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic Minister of Healthcare, Sergey Movsesyan, about AAHPO’s ongoing, support for the Fund for Armenian Relief (FAR) CME program which can provide critically needed medical education to long-neglected doctors of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR)  in Armenia. We learned more about what else we …

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Jul
06
2011

AAHPO-FAR CME Program Reaches Rural Village of Miasnikian

Patients lined up to be examined in the eye clinic at the Les Enfants de Jesus Health Care Center in the village of Miasnikian.

Patients lined up to be examined in the eye clinic at the Les Enfants de Jesus Health Care Center in the village of Myasnikyan. Several patients had dense cataracts. One patient complained of eye pain which was determined not to be coming from the eye. However she did have asymptomatic, exudative diabetic retinopathy threatening the …

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Jul
01
2011

Dr. Alicia Demirjian’s Visit to the Fund for Armenian Relief (FAR) Children Support Center

I visited the Fund for Armenian Relief (FAR) Children Support Center in Yerevan, Armenia, on July 1st. Dr. Larry Najarian had arranged for my visit with Dr. Hambardzum Simonyan, FAR Healthcare Programs Manager. In contrast to orphanages, this center is a temporary shelter that welcomes children aged 3-18 years old who find themselves in a …

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Jun
10
2011

Thank You FAR

Congratulations to the 2011 Healthcare Heroes Finalists. April 27, 2011 1:53 pm FAR offers its sincere congratulations to the Armenian American Health Professionals Organization (AAHPO), which was recently selected as a finalist in the Education Hero category in the 2011 NJBIZ Healthcare Heroes Awards. An award ceremony will be held June 21. A partnership with …

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