The government’s assistance refers only to acute viral hepatitis, yet the treatment of chronic diseases is not covered by the state budget. The struggle against hepatitis is a vital issue throughout the whole world, especially the struggle against hepatitis C comes with considerable difficulties both in Armenia and entire world.
At the Media Center hosted press conference entitled ‘The Struggle against Hepatitis in Armenia: Issues and Solutions’ thoughts and opinions were shared by experts, representatives of NGOs and journalists.
The speakers included: hepatitis carriers Artur Manvelyan and Torgom Badalyan, Hasmik Ghazinyan, Head of Hepatology Department at ‘Nork’ Medical Center and Head of the Armenian Hepatological Forum; and Anahit Harutyunyan, head of ‘Positive People Armenian Network’ NGO.
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