UG’s new nursing programme to address mental health

  • Published on: Jul 22, 2021 - 3:24 AM
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UG’s new nursing programme to address mental health Guyana’s growing mental health challenges have been a cause for concern over the years. Apart from being consistently ranked by the World Health Organisation (WHO) among the top five countries with the highest suicide rate, 20 percent of Guyana’s population suffers from mental health issues. Director of UG’s Nursing School, Dr Noel Holder Recognising the dire need to build mental health capacity, the University of Guyana (UG), through its College of Medical Sciences, on Tuesday launched its mental health nursing programme – Bachelor of Science in Mental Health Nursing. Describing Tues …
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