Participants from over 30 Countries are attending an International Narrative Therapy & Community Work Conference hosted by the Center for Mental Health under the UR-College of Medicine and Health Sciences in partnership with Dulwich Center Foundation, SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda and Geruka Healing Centre.
The Conference seeks to share experiences in responding to Mental Health hardships using narrative ideas which have continued to be used by practitioners from several countries across the world and also share research findings on narrative therapy.
The International Conference is...
UR Vice Chancellor, DVC for Strategic Planning and Administration and DVC for Academic affairs and research visited CMHS
On 25th July 2022, Dr. Didas Kayihura Muganga the Ag. Vice Chancellor together with Dr. Raymond Ndikumana, the Deputy Vice Chancellor for Strategic Planning and Administration visited CMHS and held discussions with the senior college administrators led by the Principal, Assoc. Professor Jeanne Kagwiza. The meeting focused on a wide range of issues that included academia and infrastructure development.
The team also had a campus tour of the college...
Presenters, partners and participants in a morale boosting mood during the Youth forum and launch of iAccelerator phase4
University of Rwanda, College of Medicine and Health Sciences as one of the partners of iAccelerator hosted the Youth Forum and launch of Innovation Accelerator phase 4 held on 8th December 2021. Under the theme “Addressing the effects of drug abuse on the mental health and the sexual Reproduction Health of Adolescents and Young Adults.”
Innovation Accelerator is a program initiated by Imbuto foundation, started in 2016 aiming to explore new and engaging ways to tackle...
The International Committee of the Red Crosspledged to support and facilitate the development of a sustainable and holistic academic offering in Physical Rehabilitation : prosthetics and orthotics, physio therapy, and occupational therapy at the College of Medicine and Health Sciences to ensure the flow of qualified and trained resources in the Physical Rehabilitation sector in Rwanda, and potentially across neighboring countries.
CMHS already has an academic offering for the various disciplines at various levels (diploma / bachelor’s / master’s),it currently offers a diploma in P&O but...
The World Mental Health Dayis an opportunity to draw attention to an often-overlooked and neglected aspect of our well-being. This year’s day was celebrated by the University of Rwanda at its Remera Campus on 28th October 2021.
Almost two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, many people are experiencing isolation, anxiety or depression. World Mental Health Day is a chance to reflect on how we can improve our own health, and to reach out and ask how other people are feeling.
This year’s theme is “There is hope after diagnosis of a mental health illness, lets seek care”. Many people in the Region...
University of Rwanda is mandated to carry out three broad important missions ; training, research and community services. Rehabilitation progressively is oriented at community engagement because of decentralisation of its services and community outreach is one of the effective ways to reach out to underserved communities. Rehabilitation science programs at the school of health sciences organises community outreach activities annually. The outreach activities are aimed at the following ;
1. To contribute towards achieving the broader UR mission of community service
2. To collect...