Health Improvement of School Age Children in Armenia

Beneficiaries Description: Direct beneficiaries of the project are about 150 nurses of the schools of Armenia.   

Project Areas: Yerevan

Project Goal: To improve health status of pupils and contribute to health-enhancing behavior of schoolchildren and adolescents through better access to health and counseling services at schools provided by school nurse.  

Project Objectives:​ 

  • Strengthen people-centered health systems and public health capacity to improve child and adolescent health and development.
  • Creation of favorable conditions at schools for healthy growth and development of children, continuous promotion of healthy lifestyle principles among school-aged children and adolescents. 
  • Expansion and continuous improvement of adolescent friendly services at primary, secondary and tertiary healthcare levels.  
  • Improvement of medical and counseling activities at educational establishments.
  • Orientation of health services towards promotion, protection and prevention.
Project Type: Collaboration – JMF Developed
Start Date:October 16, 2017
End Date:April 30, 2018
Coordinator / Responsible Person:Zara Janibekyan
Implementer:JMF
Project Cost by JMF:AMD: 485,000 USD: 1,000
Partner Organization:Armenian Medical Fund
Project Cost by Armenian Medical Fund:AMD: 4,850,000 USD: 10,000
Beneficiaries Number:150