Entrepreneurs in Healthcare (EIH)

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 

  • 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,  questionnaire 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.