Incorporating the arts into healthcare
Integrating the arts into healthcare settings helps to cultivate a healing environment. Our Arts in Medicine Project has yielded notable results across local hospitals, including mental health institutions.”Kunle Adewale, 2015 Fellowship Alumnus, Nigeria
Recently, the U.S. Consulate General in Lagos, Nigeria, in collaboration with Tender Arts Nigeria, unveiled an “Arts and Medicine Innovation Hub” hosted at the Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Yaba, Lagos. Tender Arts Nigeria, led by 2015 Fellowship Alumnus Kunle Adewale, set up the innovation hub with the support of a public diplomacy grant of the U.S. Consulate General.
The innovation hub will provide opportunities for cultural exchange for art therapists, arts in health practitioners and mental health advocates in Nigeria and beyond.
Learn more in this article from Vanguard Nigeria.
Olusola Samuel Owonikoko
2015 Fellowship Alumnus, Nigeria