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[Healthcare; CME]: Doctors in Lori Province Trained in Emergency Pediatrics image

FAR recently held a two-day medical training on emergency pediatrics in Vanadzor as part of our overall healthcare initiative to ensure better medical services throughout all regions of Armenia. Held November 6th and 7th, the training is the result of a partnership with the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit of Virginia Commonwealth University, and it convened a variety of healthcare providers, including pediatricians, emergency and intensive care doctors, from Armenia’s Lori Province to get the most updated know-how on the topic.

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[FAR Yerevan]: In Pursuit of a New Experience, or What It Means to be a Part of the FAR Family image

Hi, I’m Margaret, (or Maga II, as some of my colleagues call me), a new member of a large family called Fund for Armenian Relief. I want to tell you about my new family—people who make life-changing impact in this small country called Armenia through projects aimed at easing the pain of thousands, through initiatives that ensure the future of the new generation, and about my six-month experience, which seems like a small wave in the ocean of FAR’s multi-yearlong journey in the quest of dignity, trust, and service.

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[VOAH]: Long-time Donor Visits VOAH for the First Time image

It was Silva Migirdeyan’s first visit to FAR’s Vanadzor Old Age Home (VOAH), a retirement community for 55 low-income seniors. A great supporter of VOAH, Silva was used to getting updates about VOAH’s tatiks and papiks (grandmas and grandpas) via photos and second-hand stories from her uncle Sahan Arzruni, VOAH’s long-time advocate and donor. This was the first time she was finally able to see the project with her own eyes.

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