17:05 | March 19, 2018
50-60% of infectious intestinal cases in 2016-2017 and January of this year were food-related. The main culprit is coming into contact with sick animals or consuming tainted dairy products.
18:54 | March 9, 2018
Six tons of Armenian vegetables on their way to Russia were seized at the Upper Lars customs checkpoint on the Georgian-Russian border were destroyed at the Vladikavkaz municipal dump.
23:40 | December 24, 2017
The other four contained salmonella bacteria, higher than acceptable MAFAM (Mesophilic aerobic and facultative anaerobic microorganisms) levels, and antibiotics, whose sale is restricted in Armenia and that can only be used by a physician’s prescription.
23:03 | December 4, 2017
The other five had higher than acceptable levels of salmonella and MAFAM (Mesophilic aerobic and facultative anaerobic microorganisms), in addition to antibiotics, whose sale is restricted in Armenia and that can only be used by a physician’s prescription.
20:03 | October 2, 2017
"We own nothing here. In Syria, we all had our own houses, shops. We aren’t used to paying rent, we’re used to earn what we earn and live quietly. But here, it’s all about rent, be it the house or the workplace. "
16:05 | June 29, 2017
The Yerevan office of the United Nations has informed Hetq that it has not had any dealings with a water company in Armenia whose Makour Jour brand carries a label saying “Purchasing Makour Jour, you’ll be helping children”.
22:39 | June 27, 2017
Hetq sent samples of six bottled waters, four especially marketed for infants, to a lab for testing. Only two met current health standards. In addition, two of the samples contained an unacceptable amount of MAFAM (Mesophilic Aerobic and Facultative Anaerobic Microorganisms) and one in pseudomonas aerogynosa bacteria.
01:07 | May 1, 2017
"When you do your job properly, you don’t need to lie, and no one will stand on your way". It’s easy for people to blame the state in all their misfortunes, but one should do his own best to be able to work.
13:50 | July 6, 2016
Foodwatch says that after testing twenty products, ranging from potato chips to chocolate bars, it found that three contained “dangerous” levels of mineral oil hydrocarbons (MOAH).
13:00 | March 26, 2016
Armenia’s Law on Medical Assistance and Service guarantees that each citizen has the right to receive priority free medical care. In other words, emergency services are free to all regardless of socio- economic status or age. In emergency situations, medical care is also free.
00:05 | December 15, 2015
The Federal Court of Australia has ordered a variety of pain killers, marketed under the name Nurofen and manufactured by Reckitt Benckiser, to be removed from store shelves because they all contain identical contents, despite being marketed to target different types of pain.
14:06 | December 11, 2015
The Center, as a leading player in Armenia’s medicine market, is creating unfair business conditions and stifling competition as it wields a powerful boycott tool. This article examines the problems faced by one importer trying to get a toehold in Armenia’s lucrative medicines market.
14:42 | December 2, 2015
From 2000 – 2014, while the number of permanent residents in Armenia dropped by 6.4% (207,300), the number of pupils attending public school (grades 1-12) in Armenia dropped by 40%.
01:08 | November 16, 2015
Hetq has taken a look at past national elections and has revealed that while the number of residents in Armenia has been decreasing, the number of eligible voters has increased.
11:35 | November 4, 2015
As of 2010, pensions and average salaries have risen and the number of families receiving assistance has fallen. At the same time, the number of those living under the poverty line in 2013 rose by 4.4% when compared to 2008.
18:04 | August 10, 2015
From 2012-2015, 18 explosions at natural gas filling stations were reported in Armenia. Four were reported in Yerevan and Kotayk, three incidents occurred in Armavir, and between 1 and 2 were recorded in the provinces of Aragatzotn, Gegharkounik, Vayots Dzor, Ararat and Lori.
09:48 | July 13, 2015
Malignant tumors followed at 20%; digestive ailments - 6%; respiratory – 6%; unfortunate accidents and poisoning – 5%; endocrine ailments – 4-5%; congenital disorders – 1.6%; infectious and bacterial illnesses – less than 1%.
11:20 | June 16, 2015
Residents of Petrozavodsk Street in the town of Etchmiadzin contacted Hetq, complaining that after renovations to the municipal water conduits, water supply to their homes has become hit and miss.
14:19 | March 12, 2015
The state budget has become the main source for government officials and their relatives to develop their businesses. Oftentimes, companies that win state procurement tenders are linked, in one way or another, to various government officials.
11:23 | November 21, 2014
Most people prefer to purchase their water, as residents claim that the water being piped into the village is not suitable for drinking because it is salty, tastes poorly and causes health problems.
22:35 | May 14, 2013
As in the first session, the defendant Rhinoville never showed up at the proceeding. The company argues that the court has no jurisdiction to review the matter involving loans to Armenia’s Nairit Rubber Plant.