First pan-armenian international geriatric congress to take place in Yerevan

14:48   10 September, 2018

Taking into account Armenia's population aging and elderly healthcare issues, Association of Healthcare and Assistance to Older People and UNFPA Armenia are organizing "First Pan-Armenian International Geriatric Congress" aiming at the develpment of Geriatrics and Gerontology in our country.

It will be accredited by Ministry Of Health of the Republic of Armenia, all the participants will be provided with CME credits.

Congress motto is “Promoting Healthy Aging”.

Venue: “Erebouni Plaza” Business Center, Yerevan, Armenia.

The congress will focus on age-related diseases and their treatment approaches. It will include key-note speaker sessions, interactive panel discussions and question & answer sessions.


The Congress deliberations will be on the following themes with 4 speakers in each section:

  1. Comorbidity and Geriatric Syndrome

Session Chairs: Professor Mikayel Narimanyan and Lamara Manukyan, MD

  1. Cardiovascular Diseases in Geriatrics

Session Chairs: Professor Parounak Zelveyan and Lamara Manukyan MD

  1. Geriatric Oncology

Session ChairsÖ‰ Professor Grigor Badalyan and Artem Stepanyan, MD, PhD

  1. Neurodegenerative Diseases and Cognitive Disorders Session Session Chairs: Samson Khachatryan, MD, PhD and Elen Mkhitaryan, MD, PhD
  2. Gender and Sexual Health

Session Chairs: Professor Ervand Harutyunyan and Inna Persoyan, MD, PhD

  1. Special Features of Geriatric Pharmacotherapy

Session Chairs: Professor Narine Mirzoyan and Vahe Meliksetyan, MD


The congress will provide a unique platform to learn about age-related diseases and interaction with leading clinicians, researchers and other professional health workers and stake holders from Armenia and abroad.



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