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TREATMENT OF VIRAL HEPATITIS TYPE C AVAILABLE IN ARMENIA

Treatment of viral hepatitis is one of the healthcare system’s priorities. Widely spread, with a great epidemic potential they are a heavy social and economic burden.

TREATMENT OF VIRAL HEPATITIS TYPE C AVAILABLE IN ARMENIA

To improve control, Armenia’s Ministry of Health is implementing a program of diagnostics and treatment of viral hepatitis type C among socially vulnerable and special sections of population. The beneficiary groups include:

  1. Families receiving family allowances with a social vulnerability score of 30.01 and higher
  2. Persons with the 1st, 2nd and 3rd disability groups
  3. Veterans of the Great Patriotic War and persons with identical status
  4. Women of childbearing age (during pregnancy, birth and puerperal period)
  5. Servicemen and persons with identical status, their families, the families of the servicemen killed (who died) in defending the Republic of Armenia or when on duty, ex-servicemen receiving military disability pensions or service retirement benefits
  6. Rescue service employees and their families, retired rescue service employees, disabled rescue service employees, families of rescue service employees killed (who died) when on duty.
  7. Detainees, arrestees and convicts
  8. Persons at geriatric homes and hostels for homeless
  9. Persons subjected to political repressions
  10. Chernobyl liquidators
  11. Human trafficking victims
  12. Asylum-seekers and their families

All the beneficiary citizens can apply to local outpatients’ clinics or to the Nork isolation hospital.