EVENTS GALLERY

Uganda Nurses and Midwives Union Conference,

9-12, May 2017

For the second year in a row Judith Nassali, AWAGO National Director, was invited to speak to health professionals at the Uganda Nurses and Midwives Conference. This year’s conference theme was Nursing: A Voice to Lead – Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. She spoke about the Transcendental Meditation technique as a practical tool for reducing nurse burnout, emphasizing the need to first take care of the health and well-being of Uganda’s nurses, midwives, and administrators, so that they can become a voice to lead ‘to ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages’ (SDG #3).

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Uganda Nurses and Midiwives Union Conference,

21-24, June 2016

It was a great honor for Judith Nassali, AWAGO National Director, to speak at the Uganda Nurses and Midwives Conference nurses and address over 1000 health professionals, speaking about the problems facing nurses and midwives in Uganda and around the world. The theme of the conference was Nurses: A Force for Change—Improving Health Systems’ Resiliency. The Transcendental Meditation technique was presented as a practical tool for building resiliency under stress, and providing a solution to the problem of nurse burnout.

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Two Presentations to Student Nurses and Midwives, September, 2016

The presentation by AWAGO National Director Judith Nassali at the Uganda Nurses and Midwives Conference in June, 2016, led to two subsequent invitations to speak to student nurses and midwives. She spoke at the Uganda National Association of Student Nurses and Midwives (UNASNM) Conference
, 1-3 September giving a talk called: 
Transcendental Meditation for Nursing Students and Midwives:
 Developing Resilience Under Stress and Reducing Nurse Burnout to Prepare For a Successful Career, and on 15th September she gave a similar talk at the Lubaga Hospital Training School’s, Nurse’s Life After School Conference. Judith spoke about the practical application of the Transcendental Meditation technique in a nursing training curriculum, to prevent the build-up of stress as preparation for a successful nursing career.

Girl Child Students Conference,

6th October, 2016

The Girl Child Students Conference was sponsored by ‘Own Your Way’ in commemoration of the International Day of the Girl Child. The conference was attended by over 600 participants including girl students from 10 secondary schools in Uganda. AWAGO National Director Judith Nassali was one of the 5 guest speakers and spoke on: Self-Development as a Critical Feature for Education for Girls: Developing Empowerment from Within Through an Evidence-Based Meditation Technique.

UWOPED Celebrations

AWAGO and UWOPED (United Women’s Platform for Empowerment and Development) leaders and UWOPED mothers who have been enjoying their TM practice since 2012 have participated together in celebrating this successful collaboration that has resulted in over 600 vulnerable women and more than 200 children learning the TM technique.

TM Clubs for Girls and Boys, June/July 2016

June and July 2016 saw the launch of the TM Clubs for girls and boys, a joint effort between AWAGO and UWOPED, to bring over 200 children together to enjoy group meditation and after-school knowledge and activities designed for their gender groups. Since that time children have been enjoying coming together on a regular basis to participate in TM Clubs.

Uganda Nurses and Midiwives Union Conference,

21-24, June 2016

It was a great honor for Judith Nassali, AWAGO National Director, to speak at the Uganda Nurses and Midwives Conference nurses and address over 1000 health professionals, speaking about the problems facing nurses and midwives in Uganda and around the world. The theme of the conference was Nurses: A Force for Change—Improving Health Systems’ Resiliency. The Transcendental Meditation technique was presented as a practical tool for building resiliency under stress, and providing a solution to the problem of nurse burnout.

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Two Presentations to Student Nurses and Midwives, September, 2016

The presentation by AWAGO National Director Judith Nassali at the Uganda Nurses and Midwives Conference in June, 2016, led to two subsequent invitations to speak to student nurses and midwives. She spoke at the Uganda National Association of Student Nurses and Midwives (UNASNM) Conference
, 1-3 September giving a talk called: 
Transcendental Meditation for Nursing Students and Midwives:
 Developing Resilience Under Stress and Reducing Nurse Burnout to Prepare For a Successful Career, and on 15th September she gave a similar talk at the Lubaga Hospital Training School’s, Nurse’s Life After School Conference. Judith spoke about the practical application of the Transcendental Meditation technique in a nursing training curriculum, to prevent the build-up of stress as preparation for a successful nursing career.

Girl Child Students Conference,

6th October, 2016

The Girl Child Students Conference was sponsored by ‘Own Way to Go’ in commemoration of the International Day of the Girl Child. The conference was attended by over 600 participants including girl students from 10 secondary schools in Uganda. AWAGO National Director Judith Nassali was one of the 5 guest speakers and spoke on: Self-Development as a Critical Feature for Education for Girls: Developing Empowerment from Within Through an Evidence-Based Meditation Technique.

UWOPED Celebrations

AWAGO and UWOPED (United Women’s Platform for Empowerment and Development) leaders and UWOPED mothers who have been enjoying their TM practice since 2012 have participated together in celebrating this successful collaboration that has resulted in over 600 vulnerable women and more than 200 children learning the TM technique.

TM Clubs for Girls and Boys

June and July 2016 saw the launch of the TM Clubs for girls and boys, a joint effort between AWAGO and UWOPED, to bring over 200 children together to enjoy group meditation and after-school knowledge and activities designed for their gender groups. Since that time children have been enjoying coming together on regular basis for their TM clubs.