First Lady Fazna Ahmed has attended the closing ceremony of the Mental Health Ambassador training programme jointly conducted by the School of Nursing at the Maldives National University (MNU) and the Society for Health Education (SHE). 

The closing ceremony was held at the School of Nursing this morning. At the function, the First Lady awarded certificates to 18 participants who completed the training programme to become Mental Well-being Ambassadors. 

The 10-day training programme targeted student nurses and featured topics related to mental health and well-being, mental illnesses, trauma, violence and its effect on vulnerable groups including children, coping mechanisms, emotional well-being and resilience. The programme, held as part of a series of events to mark World Mental Health Day 2019, was facilitated by counsellors from SHE.