Supported by the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Armenia, International Society for Telemedicine and eHealth, and American Telemedicine Association, the First Armenian International Congress on Telemedicine and eHealth took place in Yerevan on October 14, 2011. The conference had an attendance of 287 people, of whom 150 were regular attendees and 76 were students. Additionally, representatives from 20 countries joined the event.
The conference program featured keynote speakers including the Deputy Minister of Health Dr. Sergey Khachatryan and Dr. Adriana Velazquez Berumen from the World Health Organization. Attendees participated in discussions about the future of eHealth and international initiatives, disaster management cycle, and legislative and logistics in telemedicine systems, among other pertinent topics. Following the conference, attendees received a Congress Certificate allowing them to claim 15 European continuing medical education credits from the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education.