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Info Flash April 2015

President's message

This month we join hands across the globe observing this 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide with prayers, community events, celebrity travel to Armenia, blood donation.  

Meanwhile book your hotel rooms for 4IMCA quickly...

 

 our top news...

4th International Medical Congress of Armenia

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July 2-4 in Yerevan

The 4th IMCA is now just weeks away.  Over 400 abstracts have been submitted from 13 countries.  Plenary Sessions will include presentations in surgery, oncology, women's health, stroke treatment and stem cell research.

 

Satellite Symposia are offered in addition to the regular program:    

July 1:  Hematology, Nutrition/Bone Health, Emergency Neonatology,

Nursing and Genetics

July 3-4:  Neurology/Stroke

July 4:  Cardiology/Invasive Cardiology, Anesthesiology

July 4:  1st Cancer Patients' and Survivors' Summit of Armenia

July 4:  Medical Student and Young Doctors Conference

 Venue:  Armenia Marriott Hotel, Republic Square.  This is a beautiful venue where 2 previous IMCAs were held.

Registration Fees are noted at:
http://4imca.am/en/registration/registration-fees/

The 4imca.am website offers online registration, and please let us know if you encounter any difficulties at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  We are in frequent contact with the Congress organizers, ironing out various details.  

 

Congress organizers post frequent updates to the AMIC group on Facebook which now has 175 members!

 

See also the "Before You Go" information on the AMICnow.org website!

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 Join the Blood for Memory drive!

Donating 1.5 million units of blood in 2015

www.BloodforMemory.org

 

Join the worldwide movement to give the gift of life through blood donation to honor and remember victims of Genocide and crimes against humanity. It has been a 100 years since 1.5 million people perished during the Armenian Genocide. From now through the end of 2015, for every loss we invite you to save a life. 

 

It's easy!

  1. Donate blood at your local donation center
  2. Log into the bloodformemory.org website and register your donation
  3. Tell your friends!

Several communities have begun blood drives, including Switzerland Toronto, Boston, Great Britain and San Francisco.  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

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Armenian Health Professionals of Ohio

AMIC's newest member is the community of Cleveland Ohio.  The group has been spearheaded by  longtime AMIC supporter Dr Rafi Avitsian.  Please see http://9amwc.org/Ohio/ for details!  

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AMIC mourns the passing of Dr Edgar Housepian

Dr Edgar Housepian, a prominent neurosurgeon at Columbia University and giant among supporters of healthcare development in Armenia, passed away November 14, 2014 at the age of 86.  He was one of the cofounders of the Fund for Armenian Relief (FAR).  Read the Armenian Mirror-Spectator article here.

 

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Armenian Medical International Committee
Silicon Valley Office
2500 Hospital Drive, Building 4, Mountain Veiw, California 94040, USA
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