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UNFPA Organizes a Meeting of Teenagers and the Minister of Health on Healthy Lifestyles

10 December 2019

On 10 December 2019, UNFPA Armenia organized an event, "You Are Responsible for Your Health", where teens including teens with disabilities, from regions of Armenia played a fun quiz game on healthy lifestyles, prepared by Theatre for Changes (T4C), and afterwards met and had a Q&A session with Arsen Torosyan, the Minister of Health of the Republic of Armenia. This is already the second time that UNFPA organizes such an event. The first event was held in 2018.

The aim of the quiz game was to educate teens on the issues of healthy lifestyles in a fun and active way using edutainment techniques.

In the Q&A session with the Minister, teens raised a variety of issues ranging from harms of smoking to affordable medical care, from illegal drug imports and doctors salaries to vaccinations, health insurance, chemicals, healthy diet and healthy lifestyles in general.