The launch in Armenia took place on 7 May 2019. Please click here for the agenda of the launch event.
The event was attended by approximately 100 people including the Health Minister and Deputy Minister of Health, journalists, healthcare professionals and patient organisations. Press coverage of the app launch was extremely positive and included a three-minute segment broadcast on the main Armenian TV channel. This featured an interview with the Health Minister in which he explained the importance of reporting suspected side effects and demonstrated, using his own mobile phone, how easy it is to download and use the app.
Infographics about adverse drug reaction reporting and patient safety were disseminated at the event. Please see these here – Side effects (English), Side effects (Armenian), Medicines safety (English), Medicine safety (Armenian).