Notifying the children and parents about protecting from ultraviolet dangerous rays

13-06-2018

Ahead of the summer, the Ministry of Nature Protection of RA has undertaken a number of initiatives dedicated to the dangers of ultraviolet rays of the sun, the necessity of protecting from them and their methods. The target groups of the initiatives are regarded the children aged 1 to 14 years, taking into consideration their ultimate exposure to ultraviolet rays.
By the participant decree, 20.000 informative labels were prepared and handed to "Voske Kar", "Alex Textile" and "Satenkar" (Melante) LLCs, to put labels on their products within state private sector (business) cooperation scopes. 4000 labels were handed to "Mankan" LLC for putting labels on children's soft toys.
Additionally, 2500  bookmarks of a similar content were published, 500 of which were provided to "Bookinist", "Noyyan Tapan" bookstores and "Tumanyan" library; 2000 examples will be provided to the children's libraries operating in the Republic of Armenia with the support of the Ministry of Culture.
In the frames of the same initiatives, 1000 sun protective bandanas were ordered to provide young children of orphanages operating in Armenia.
The information contained in informative labels and bookmarks relate to the importance of the ozone layer, harmful effects of ultraviolet rays of the sun, the necessity of protecting from them and their methods was developed jointly with the Ministry of Healthcare. The initiatives were conducted with the support of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).

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