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[FAR Health Programs]: Transforming Good Nutrition into a National Priority image

A lack of certified nutritionists and collaboration amongst professionals in the health field, commercial interests, along with poor nutritional behavior overall, are the main challenges that organizations and health care workers face when implementing nutrition programs in Armenia today. These were the conclusions of the "Nutrition Today Matters Tomorrow" conference organized earlier this spring by FAR, the Institute of Human Nutrition at Columbia University, and the School of Public Health at the American University of Armenia.

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[BCPP]: Bringing Astrophysics to the Students of Armenia’s Border Villages image

May 6th was a special day for the high school school students as well as the physics and astronomy teachers of Berd City and its surrounding border villages in Tavush Province when they hosted Dr. Areg Mickaelian, vice director of Byurakan Observatory and co-chairman of the Armenian Astronomical Society. It was Dr. Mickaelian’s first visit to the region, during which he gave a one-day training called “Our Understanding of the Universe.”

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