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In memory of – Dr Armen Souren Sahakian

In memory of – Dr Armen Souren Sahakian

  Dr Armen Souren Sahakian 22 September 1933 – 4 July 2020   Armen Sahakian was born in Baghdad, Iraq in September 1933 to his mother Margaret and father Souren.  After some turbulent years for them between Baghdad and Beirut, the family including his younger sister Madeleine, settled in Tehran, Iran in the early 1940s.  […]

ACEMC & AMA-GB – Corona virus and COVID-19 Q&As (17th May 2020)

ACEMC & AMA-GB – Corona virus and COVID-19 Q&As (17th May 2020)

This is the recording from the second instalment of our Zoom medical webinar organised by ACEMC in collaboration with the Armenian Medical Association of Great Brittan. In this presentation the panel offers a more detailed insight into Coronavirus group of viruses with a detailed look at Covid-19 and answer some of the audiences’ questions regarding […]

ACEMC & AMA-GB – Help and Advice amidst COVID-19 Pandemic (3rd May 2020)

ACEMC & AMA-GB – Help and Advice amidst COVID-19 Pandemic (3rd May 2020)

As part of ACEMC commitment to provide help and advice to our community during the Covid-19 pandemic, on Sunday 3 May 2020 we, in collaboration with the Armenian Medical Association of Great Brittan, had organised a live webinar to provide general advise and to answer questions regarding Covid-19 and relevant medical issues of concern during […]

April 24th 1915 Armenian Genocide, 105th Anniversary Memorial

Armenian Genocide Commemoration 2020 Virtual ‘March’, join us Public Announcement April 2020 – Virtual March UK The world is facing unprecedented times. There is so much uncertainty around us and we have lost members of our own community to COVID-19. For many Armenians, this pandemic comes at a time when we recall the Genocide of […]

Հանձնախումբն աշխատում է, որ Մեծ Բրիտանիան պետականորեն ճանաչի Հայոց ցեղասպանությունը. Րաֆֆի Սարգսեան․ «Ժամանակի վկան»

Հանձնախումբն աշխատում է, որ Մեծ Բրիտանիան պետականորեն ճանաչի Հայոց ցեղասպանությունը. Րաֆֆի Սարգսեան․ «Ժամանակի վկան»

COMMUNITY HEALTH INFORMATION BULLETIN – 3

Advice for parents during coronavirus Whilst coronavirus is infectious to children it is rarely serious. If your child is unwell it is likely to be a non-coronavirus illness, rather than coronavirus itself. Whilst it is extremely important to follow Government advice to stay at home during this period, it can be confusing to know what […]

COMMUNITY HEALTH INFORMATION BULLETIN – 2

Coronavirus Myths Busted  – Is Coronavirus a living organism? The virus, officially named COVID-19, is technically “not alive”. A virus is simply “a protein super molecule rather than a living organism”. You “cannot kill” the virus, but that does not mean it cannot be destroyed or allowed to decay. The time it takes to break […]

COMMUNITY HEALTH INFORMATION BULLETIN – 1

COMMUNITY HEALT INFORMATION BULLETIN Coronavirus (COVID-19) What you need to do Stay at home Only go outside for food, health reasons or work (but only if you cannot work from home) Stay 2 metres (6ft) away from other people Wash your hands as soon as you get home You can spread the virus even if […]

Republic of Armenia COVID-19: Financial Assiatance Campaign

Given the seriousness of the situation and the unprecedented strain this Pandemic is putting on Armenia’s healthcare sector, the Ministry of Finance has launched ‘Financial assistance to the state’ campaign.. For those individuals around the world who would like to support the cause, may use the links below to transfer their donations: https://www.e-payments.am/en/state-duties/step3/service=5054/ If you […]

IMPORTANT COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT – (ACEMC)

THE ESTABLISHMENT OF ARMENIAN COMMUNITY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE Concern for the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) is increasing by the day. It is imperative that our community prepares itself for this pandemic on one hand and embarks on a programme of caring for the elderly and the vulnerable. Particularly those who may be living on their […]

ACC UK – Community response to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Dear Community Member, At The Armenian Community Council the health and safety of our community is our top priority.  With that in mind, we want to give you an insight into the steps we are taking, to be extra vigilant amid growing concerns around the actual and projected effects of COVID-19 Coronavirus. Everyday our Council’s […]

Commemoration of the 28th Anniversary of Armenia’s Independence in London

Commemoration of the 28th Anniversary of Armenia’s Independence in London

The great hall of St. Yeghishe Armenian Church in Cranley Gardens was packed last Saturday night, the 21st of September, for the event to celebrate the 28th Anniversary of the Independence of the modern Republic of Armenia. The event organized by the British Armenian Community Council (ACC) through its Executive Committee was under the auspices […]

Dr. Robert Fisk, the British Friend of the Armenian Cause

Dr. Robert Fisk, the British Friend of the Armenian Cause

Dr. Robert Fisk, the British Friend of the Armenian Cause Dr. Robert Fisk and Mr. Raphael Grigorian of SOAS UCL’s Armenian Societies and Armenian Genocide Centenary Commemoration Committee (AGCCC) UK jointly organised an enlightening evening with best-selling author and journalist Dr. Robert Fisk on Monday the 8th of June 2015. The presentation entitled The Armenian […]

Stephen Pound MP Calls for Genocide Recognition and Centenary Commemoration in House of Commons

Stephen Pound MP Calls for Genocide Recognition and Centenary Commemoration in House of Commons

Stephen Pound MP Calls for Genocide Recognition and Centenary Commemoration in House of Commons   On the evening of Monday 23rd March 2015, Mr Stephen Pound (Labour), the Member of Parliament for Ealing North, secured a Debate in the House of Commons on the Armenian Genocide. During the course of the Debate, Mr Pound provided […]

Hayasdan All-Armenia Fund Annual Charity Concert for New Kindergarten in Sassounik

Hayasdan All-Armenia Fund Annual Charity Concert for New Kindergarten in Sassounik The Annual Charity concert of the Hayastan All-Armenian Fund Affiliate in the UK has become a tradition, when young Armenian artists sparkle with their bright talents in St. John’s Concert Hall in Smith Square, London. Individuals and organisations that persist in bringing young talented […]

Parsegh Bohdjelian Passes Away

Parsegh Bohdjelian Passes Away

Parsegh Bohdjelian Passes Away The Palamoudian and Bohdjelian families announced with regret the passing away on Saturday 14th of February, 2015, of Parsegh H. Bohdjelian.  Parsegh was born on the 6th of September, 1925 in Cyprus, where his parents had found refuge as survivors of the Armenian Genocide. In 1915 his parents were forced on […]

So how old is the Armenian Civilization, Doctor?

So how old is the Armenian Civilization, Doctor? On Saturday the 31st of January renowned historian Dr. Artak  Movsisyan gave a three-hour long presentation, in fact 2 for 1! The first one covered 5000 years of Armenian history and second one spread some light on Armenian pre-Christian writings, followed by projection of his documentary film […]

A poem by Hambardzum Boghosian – Amrakhoor Vart’

Investing in Our Children’s Future is Investing in Their Armenian School

Investing in Our Children’s Future is Investing in Their Armenian School   “Where Are We Coming from, What Are We, Where Are We Going?” (the title of the famous canvas by French Post-Impressionist Paul Gaugin) K.Tahta Armenian Community Sunday School of London held its Annual Christmas Party last Sunday for their youngest pupils in Acton, […]

Prince Charles reveals his heartbreak at the ‘appalling atrocities’ and ‘soul destroying tragedy’ facing Christians persecuted across the Middle East

Prince Charles reveals his heartbreak at the ‘appalling atrocities’ and ‘soul destroying tragedy’ facing Christians persecuted across the Middle East The Prince of Wales visited Armenian Church in London today Charles addressed issues facing Christians in the Middle East  He said Christianity is being ‘grotesquely and barbarously assaulted’ By Sara Malm for MailOnline Published: 16:45, 19 […]

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