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The Ljubljana Charter on Reforming Health Care, 1996

The Ljubljana Charter on…

The purpose of this Charter is to articulate a set of principles which are an integral part of current health care systems or which could improve health care in all the Member States of the World Health Organization in the…

European Charter of Patients’ Rights (Rome, 2002)

European Charter of Patients’…

Drawn up in 2002 by Active Citizenship Network, a European network of civic, consumer, and patient organizations, this charter provides a clear, comprehensive statement of patient rights. This statement was part of a grassroots…

Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities

Framework Convention for the…

The member States of the Council of Europe and the other States signed the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities at Strasbourg, 1.II.1995.


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WHO delivers medical supplies airlifted…

The second of a series of airlifts from Damascus supplying the northeastern governorate of Al-Hasakah with medical supplies for more than 335 000 vulnerable and displaced Syrians landed on Tuesday at Qamishli airport. look more

Global tuberculosis report 2013

This is the eighteenth global report on tuberculosis (TB) published by WHO in a series that started in 1997. It provides a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of the TB epidemic and progress in implementing and financing…

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Upcoming Events

13 April 2012, 6:00 PM in Naregatsi Art Institute

Film exhibition “50 mg is not enough”

The support team of “Life without pain” campaign in collaboration with Open Society Foundations-Armenia has the pleasure to invite you to a film exhibition called “Fifty milligrams is not enough” which tells а story…

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April 14-17, 2011, Yerevan

World Psychiatric Association Regional Meeting

Dear Colleagues,

You are cordially invited to participate in the WPA Regional Meeting to be held in Yerevan, Armenia, from April 14-17, 2011.  The meeting is devoted to mental health challenges in the present…

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Laws and Health

World Medical Association Resolution on the Economic Crisis: Implications for Health was adopted by the WMA General Assembly, Seoul, Korea, October 2008.


Informed consent is the process by which a fully informed patient can participate in choices about her health care. It originates from the legal and ethical right the patient has to direct what happens to…

Health Care

Place: Semnan, Islamic Republic of Iran
Date: 28-30 April 2014

This three-day meeting will focus on interventions, indicators and service delivery coinciding with the International Day for Health and Safety…


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