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[FAR Children’s Center]: Syunik Becomes Fourth Location to Host Potential Foster Care Families image

Alone, malnourished, and uncared for… In Armenia, there are more than 3,000 children placed in orphanages who have previously suffered the effects of neglect, abuse, and abandonment with no one else to turn to. With this in mind, FAR Children’s Center has pioneered a Foster Care Program aimed to make an impact on the lives of children in need and find them nurturing homes with foster parents.

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[FAR Healthcare]: Child Nutrition a Key Element of FAR-led International Symposium standard

In May, FAR in cooperation with World Vision and the American University of Armenia (AUA) held a nutrition symposium to realize current needs of infant and child nutrition problems in Armenia and lay out the next steps to tackle the issue. The “Nutrition as a Key to Economic Development: The Case for Armenia” symposium at AUA in Yerevan hosted a number of international experts in the field of health and nutrition from the Columbia University. During the event, FAR’s Health Programs Coordinator Dr. Hambardzum Simonyan shared his experience gained through the “Breaking the Cycle of Poverty” Program (BCPP) in the Tavush region. Dr. Simonyan presented the public health component of the program as a model of a comprehensive approach in ...

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