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Egypt’s ADHD Awareness Campaign 2015

For the fourth consecutive year the General Secretariat of Mental Health and Addiction, of the Ministry of Health and Population held a campaign from 24th to 30th October to help raise awareness about ADHD across the country. The campaign involved multiple dimensions including different types of workshops for parents, teachers and children at schools, social club, hospitals as well as distribution [+]

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Community engagement workshops

A total of 170 different workshops were conducted across several sites all over Egypt in the course of the campaign, with about 4800 attendees cumulatively. Workshop for parents: This aimed to help them understand more about ADHD and to teach them how to help their children by playing simple interesting games. It was also an interactive forum that allowed them to ask questions and share experience [+]

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Activities in Sierra Leone

The four trained CAMH nurses in Sierra Leone contributed immensely giving psychosocial support to Ebola orphans and victims of the recent flood in the country. Following the September 16 2015, flood, two CAM H Nurses Mohamed James Koroma and Edwin S Johnny Provided psychosocial support to flood victims during their two months stay at the National Stadium. Two of the CAMH nurses (Mohamed James Koro [+]

ACTIVITIES AT CCAMH FROM OCTOBER TO DECEMBER, 2015

The Centre for Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CCAMH) runs a number of activities including a Master of Science programme in Child and adolescent Mental Health (MSc. CAMH) and a Postgraduate Diploma in Child and adolescent Mental Health (PgD. CAMH). The Centre also conducts periodic short courses and trainings in CAMH. The process and contents of the curriculum of the programmes provide learni [+]