First lady of Georgia finished her visit to Armenia
(ArmInfo) - Today, on January 18 First Lady of Georgia Sandra Roelofs finished her three-day working visit to Armenia having visited the Consumption Center in Abovian town. News Georgia reports that Sandra Roelofs stated to journalists that basic accents had been made on cooperating in the field of health and culture.
"I, ambassador of the World Health Organization for Fighting Consumption have been charged by Geneva to visit the states, where the consumption represents much problem", she stated.
Sandra Roelofs declared that she had handed over the World Health Organization recommendations to Armenian doctors to elaborate a five-year program for fighting against consumption and for improving the situation in labs, reports Trend.
She informed that 2 000 cases of infecting with consumption were registered annually in Armenia, while this number amounted to 6 000 ones in Georgia.
As to the fight against the AIDS, the First Lady stressed the impressive achievement of Armenia in this field and the AIDS Center Activity.
"There is no AIDS epidemic in Armenia. Here, contrary to Georgia, even drug addiction isn't an actual problem, because Armenia is comparatively a closed state and it has got no transit functions like Georgia", Sandra Roelofs declared.
The First Lady informed that she would start propagandizing the healthy lifestyle in the secondary schools of Georgia within the fight against drug addiction in late January.
When talking about the culture field, Sandra Roelofs declared that there was an idea in Armenia to set up the Caucasian Youth Symphony Orchestra and to organize a summer camp nearby Lake Sevan so that young Georgian and Armenian musicians could have a rest and work.
"We find the realization of those agreements and ideas arisen during the visit of crucial importance and, therefore, we have to perform much work in Georgia", Sandra Roelofs stated to journalists.