ArmInfo.As part of a humanitarian mission from Italy, 11 medical workers arrived in Armenia. Doctors arrived in Armenia within the framework of cooperation between the World Health Organization and the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Armenia and have been working in hospitals in Armenia for more than a week, where patients with a diagnosis of COVID-19 are being treated.
A group of medical workers conducts training courses on the treatment of coronavirus infection, the use of antibiotics and other issues. Under the supervision of the group are patients in critical condition.
A team of professionals who arrived in Armenia is included in the classification of the WHO initiative "Emergency Medical Personnel".
"This initiative aims to create a global network of specialists that provides medical assistance in case of emergency," said Yegor Zaitsev, head of the WHO office in Armenia.
It is assumed that the medical personnel will be in Armenia for three weeks, after which they will continue to support the medical personnel of Armenia in consultations and trainings. Italian doctors were followed by their German and Polish colleagues, who expressed their willingness to help Armenia in response to a global call for help from WHO.