In 2020, AWHHE joined the global campaign by International Pollutants Elimination Network (IPEN, www.ipen.org ) to contribute to removal of talc cosmetic products from sale through awareness raising and lobbying campaign. The main activities included:
1. Monitoring of baby powder in pharmacies of the city of Yerevan.
2. Webinars for the residents of 18 communities of 3 provinces of Armenia
3. Information dissemination through social platforms among the residents of 9 communities of 6 provinces of Armenia reaching our to more than 20,000 consumers.
4. A letter of appeal to the Ministry of Economy of Armenia expressing a deep concern over the risks to human health from the exposure of Johnson & Johnson’s talc-containing products.