UNICEF and the Ministry of Health hold a joint training workshop for staff of Adolescent Well-being Clubs
Kermanshah city is host to a joint UNICEF-Ministry of Health & Medical Sciences workshop from 17 to 19 December for technical staff and outreach workers of Adolescent Well-being Clubs (AWBCs) from 6 provinces of Tehran, Alborz, Shiraz, Ahwaz, Kermanshah and Lorestan Khoramabad.
The training will help enhance the capacity of outreach teams of AWBCs through increasing their knowledge and skills around outreach strategies and activities to reach hard to reach adolescents.
AWBCs were first set up in 2016 as a pilot project of UNICEF and Iran’s Ministry of Health & Medical Sciences and continue to help thousands of the most disadvantaged adolescents, to have access to skills and knowledge training, and services that help reduce social and psychological harms as well as promote a healthy lifestyle.
UNICEF promotes the rights and wellbeing of every child, in everything we do. Together with our partners, we work in 190 countries and territories to translate that commitment into practical action, focusing special effort on reaching the most vulnerable and excluded children, to the benefit of all children, everywhere.
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