By the decision of the Ministry of Health of Armenia, the maternity hospitals of Arteni, Tsaghkahovit, and Artsvaberd communities will also be closed.
Speaking to Armenian News-NEWS.am, Varuzhan Hakobyan, director of the Arteni health center, expressed the opinion that a discussion should be held after which the issue of closure of maternity hospitals should be decided.
Armen Hakobyan, director of the Tsakhkahovit medical center, told Armenian News-NEWS.am that he was informed of the closure of their community maternity hospital from the news reports.
And Gagik Dallakyan, director of the Artsvaberd health center, told Armenian News-NEWS.am that he considers the decision to close their maternity hospital appropriate.
As reported earlier, according to the decision of the Ministry of Health, funding of a number of provincial medical facilities is being stopped, as a result of which some provincial maternity hospitals are closing down. But local residents are protesting and opposing this decision.