Dr. Armen Benyan named new health minister of Russia’s Samara region

Dr. Armen Benyan has been appointed Minister of Health of Russia’s Samara Oblast (region). On July 8, he was awarded a certificate, Panorama.am reports.

The post was vacated after Mikhail Ratmanov submitted resignation in March to start a new job in Moscow, the source says.

Armen Benyan is a doctor of medicine. Since April 2019, he was heading the Samara Regional Clinical Hospital, which turned into the main hospital fighting against COVID-19 in the region in spring 2020.

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