Community Impact

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Meghrigian Institute Starts the Annual Eye Screening Program Among Socially Disadvantaged Children

In April 2016, Garo Meghrigian Institute for Preventive Ophthalmology (Meghrigian Institute) of the American University of Armenia (AUA) School of Public Health launched its annual eye screening program among socially vulnerable children.
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A TRDP-Supported Business Opens in Berdashen, a Small Village at Armenia’s Borders with Turkey and Georgia

Yet another American University of Armenia Turpanjian Rural Development Program (TRDP) beneficiary, Slavik Chapanyan, marked the opening of his TRDP-supported business.
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Meghrigian Institute Brings Eye Screenings and Other Forms of Medical Assistance to Artsakh

In a continuing effort to reduce the incidence of avoidable blindness and visual impairment among the socio-economically disadvantaged populations of various regions of Armenia and Artsakh, the Garo Meghrigian Institute for Preventive Ophthalmology (the...
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Meghrigian Institute in Gavar Children’s Home to Celebrate World Sight Day 2015

YEREVAN, Armenia – On October 8, 2015, the American University of Armenia (AUA) Garo Meghrigian Institute for Preventive Ophthalmology (Meghrigian Institute) celebrated World Sight Day (WSD) by organizing free eye screenings for the children living...
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Meghrigian Institute Conducts Eye Screenings for World War II Veterans

YEREVAN, Armenia - In May 2015, the American University of Armenia (AUA)’s Garo Meghrigian Institute for Preventive Ophthalmology (Meghrigian Institute) launched an eye screening program for World War II veterans living in Yerevan as a dedication to...
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TRDP Beneficiary Organizes Tree Planting to Commemorate 100th Anniversary of Armenian Genocide

BAZUM VILLAGE, Armenia - On April 12, 2015, Kamo Hambaryan, a beneficiary of the American University of Armenia (AUA)’s Turpanjian Rural Development Program (TRDP) organized a tree planting ceremony next to his business in Bazum Village to commemorate...
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Turpanjian Rural Development Program Supports Opening of Two More Businesses in Javakhk

JAVAKHK, Georgia - Over the course of the past two months, with the support of the American University of Armenia (AUA)’s Turpanjian Rural Development Program (TRDP), two businesses were opened in the Javakhk region of the Republic of Georgia.
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AUA SPH’s Garo Meghrigian Institute for Preventive Ophthalmology Strengthens Ophthalmic Care in Gegharkunik Marz

GEGHARKUNIK – To celebrate World Sight Day on October 10, 2013, the Garo Meghrigian Institute for Preventive Ophthalmology donated ophthalmic equipment to ophthalmic offices of the polyclinics and health centers of five towns in Gegharkunik marz and...
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Green Design Workshop Engages Youth in Design of New Ayb Campus

On April 27, the American University of Armenia’s (AUA) Acopian Center for the Environment (ACE) joined with Storaket Architectural Studio and Ayb Educational Foundation in organizing a workshop focused on developing a green concept plan for expanding...
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