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[FAR Health Programs]: FAR Health Programs in Spotlight of 12th Armenian Medical World Congress image

It was made clear during the congress that the healthcare sector in rural and underprivileged areas of Armenia has undergone significant changes in the recent past to increase its impact on the most vulnerable, like preschool children. FAR’s very own Dr. Hambardzum Simonyan – the FAR Health Program Director – attended the Congress and shared FAR’s expertise in both healthcare and continuing medical education. The keystone of his speech during a plenary session were the public health and nutrition programs implemented within the scope of the FAR’s Breaking the Cycle of Poverty Program (BCPP)* that focuses on the Tavush region.

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[FAR Partnerships]: Sahan Arzruni’s “Keyboard Conversations” Reaches Across Generations image

Leaning over the black piano, poised with that special tension common to great musicians, Sahan Arzruni opened his performances with poignant chords that reverberated like a tender conversation. These conversations skimmed through six major cities of Armenia and Artsakh: Gyumri, Vanadzor, Berd, Ashtarak, Goris and Stepanakert.

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[FAR Partnerships]: Minnesota Familiy Makes It Possible for Vulnerable Families to Access Healthy Food in the Dead of Winter image

The weeks of New Years and Christmas celebrations are finally over in Armenia and we have returned to the normal pace and routine of everyday life. Yet we wanted to share with you the news that FAR was able to do food distribution over the holidays thanks to the generosity of FAR supporter Mr. Ed Pompeian from Rochester, Minnesota, who made it possible.

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[FAR Partnerships]: FAR Continues to Facilitate Partnership Between Armenian and American Engineers image

For more than four years now, FAR has been facilitating a collaboration between Rutgers University, the National University of Architecture and Construction of Armenia (NUACA), and the Armenian Engineers and Scientists of America (AESA) to support the upgrade of NUACA’s curriculum, and to create opportunities for Armenian engineers to learn more about the best practices of civil engineers from leading centers in the U.S.

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[BCPP]: Contest Winners Visit Armenia’s Astronomical Observatory image

Fifteen young winners of an essay competition organized by FAR and the Armenian Astronomical Society recently visited the Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory (BAO). The young competitors (grades eight to 12) had written on the topic of “My Universe” and their prize was a two-day journey that gave them a closer look into the world of physics.

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