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“Every minute counts in an emergency” – Healthcare Minister on death of patient in Azeri blockade of Nagorno Karabakh

“Every minute counts in an emergency” – Healthcare Minister on death of patient in Azeri 
blockade of Nagorno Karabakh

YEREVAN, DECEMBER 20, ARMENPRESS. A number of critically-ill patients can’t receive lifesaving medical care due to Azerbaijan’s blockade of Artsakh (Nagorno Karabakh), the Minister of Healthcare of Armenia Anahit Avanesyan said.

“It pains me to announce that a 44-year-old man has died due to Azerbaijan's blockade of Artsakh. All people have the right to receive timely medical care; every minute counts in an emergency.Number of patients in critical condition can't receive the lifesaving medical care,” Avanesyan tweeted.

The 44-year-old patient died in Artsakh on December 19. Doctors were unable to evacuate the patient to Armenia for treatment due to the Azerbaijani blockade.








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