A main goal of the MEGA project is to integrate mental health into primary health care in South Africa and Zambia through the means of education. To reach this goal we are planning to train nurses in the use of a brief mental health screening tool for assessing mental health problems in young people. Read More
The Lusaka Apex Medical University (LAMU) was privileged to be visited by Honorable members of the Zambian Parliament. This was at a meeting held on 27th May 2019 at LAMU’s Chalala campus in Lusaka with members of the Parliamentary Committee on Education, Science and Technology. Read More
Riga Technical University (RTU) is the largest science-based university in the Baltic States. RTU trademark is high quality internationally competitive engineering education based on more than a century-and-a-half old academic tradition appropriate to meet new technological challenges. Read More
It is clear that there is need for more training on mental health issues for nurses in public health care according to the very preliminary findings from the MEGA project survey conducted in the Mangaung Municipality. This was our message in the 7th Annual Free State Provincial Health Research Day held on 9 November 2018, at the University of the Free State. Read More
Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (HAW) is one of the largest of its kind in Germany. Close ties with prospective employers and relevant industries guarantee a curriculum that reflects current developments in the field. HAW offers 42 Bachelor’s degree courses, 32 Master’s degree courses, in fields such as Public Health, Social Work, Nursing and a number of Engineering related subjects. There are nearly 17,000 students, with around 2300 foreign students from over 100 nations.
Representatives of the MEGA project coordinator organization visited Lusaka, Zambia, in late May 2018. The purpose of the visit was to meet all team members from the University of Zambia (UNZA) and Lusaka Apex Medical University (LAMU), to plan the MEGA project partner meeting that took place in August 2018 and to conduct a clinical expert panel interview in Chilenje Level 1 hospital. Read More