THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH SUGGESTS A NEW STRATEGY OF PRIVATIZATION

4 from 20 functioning in Yerevan hospitals will not be privatized and will continue working in the context of state order. The head of the State Property Department David Vardanyan didn’t mention the exact hospitals . He just informed that the privatization process is carrying out according to the ideology of a new strategy, suggested to government by the Ministry of Health of Armenia.

David Vardanyan stressed the basic principes of the ideology:

1– privatization must be suggested first of all to collective

2– privatization must not purpose aims of filling the state budget

3– the State must have no debts to these establishments

4– establishment profile must be retained for 10 years

Few health establishments have already claimed for the programme. According to the health minister’s assistant Hovhanes Margaryants health establishments’ collectives welcome the privatization programme.