Early Detection of Preterm Births, Congenital Malformations and Disability in Armenia – phase II

Beneficiaries Description: Direct beneficiaries of the project are totally 40 ultrasound specialists, 30 from Yerevan and 10 from Aragatsotn, Kotayk, Gegharkunik, Armavir and Ararat marzes, and about 20,000-pregnant women to be screened.

Project Areas: Yerevan, Armenia

Project Goal: To reduce newborn and infant mortality rate and improve the quality of life of children with congenital malformations in Armenia.

Project Objectives:

  • By the end of 2015 to improve the knowledge and skills of 40 local and regional ultrasound medical doctors in early detection of congenital malformations in Yerevan.
Project Type: Self-Developed
Start Date:February 23, 2015
End Date:September 30, 2015
Coordinator / Responsible Person:Zara Janibekyan
Project Cost by JMF :AMD: 6,140,000 USD: 12,792
Beneficiaries Number:20,090