Within the scope of the American University of Armenia’s Turpanjian Rural Development Program (TRDP), an innovative program entitled Entrepreneurs in Health (EIH) is launched.  

Aim of the program Poster_EIH

  • Increase access to health workers in rural areas of Armenia through facilitation of innovation and entrepreneurship in the health care sector.
  • Include interventions that help young physicians and other health practitioners to open and operate quality private health practices in rural areas of Armenia.

Benefits of a program

  • having own healthcare center  
  • having an opportunity to receive additional support for establishing own practices in the most remote and borderline villages
  • getting continuous professional support and counselling
  • getting loans with 6% interest rate from TRDP partner banks  

Who can apply?

  • Physicians
  • Medical residents
  • Other healthcare providers
  • Current owners of the practices or those who want to open and operate quality private health practices in rural areas

Application process

  • Visit one of the TRDP offices
  • Fill in the application form and submit it to the TRDP office
  • If your business idea is viable, you will be contacted and invited to take part in the trainings to acquire or develop your entrepreneurial and quality improvement skills
  • Upon completion of the trainings, each participant presents his/her business and quality improvement plans to the program jury
  • Approved business plans will receive loan and continuous professional support.