Pharmacy PhD scholar receives Martin Lawlor R
A global PhD scholar from the College of Huddersfield ’s Division of Pharmacy within the College of Utilized Sciences has received a prestigious award for her analysis on how group pharmacies can contribute to stopping suicide in low and middle-income international locations, particularly inside her house nation of Nigeria.
Somto Chike-Obuekwe has been bestowed the Martin Lawlor Analysis Bursary Award, a prestigious bursary conferred by Martin Lawlor’s household and supported by the UK’s main analysis programme into suicide prevention in scientific companies, the ‘National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Safety in Mental Health’ (NCISH) and the psychological well being charity ‘State of Mind Sport’.
Supporting early profession researchers
Dr Martin Lawlor was a Advisor Forensic Psychiatrist who specialised in self-harm and suicide analysis and was a buddy and colleague of the NCISH. The award helps early profession researchers within the UK and Eire to increase their information and enhance wider understanding of and apply in self-harm or suicide prevention and supplies a chance to interact with different researchers in self-harm and suicide prevention.
Somto can be utilizing the award to attend the 32nd World Congress by the ‘International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP)’ in Piran, Slovenia from 19 – 23 September 2023 and mentioned she is trying ahead to presenting her findings on the contribution of group pharmacists in suicide prevention in Nigeria with delegates on the convention.
The position of group pharmacy groups
The judging panel famous how Somto is the primary researcher to think about the position of group pharmacy groups in suicide prevention in Nigeria, or certainly any low or middle-income nation and that she lately collaborated with international consultants in suicide prevention and pharmacy to submit a symposium for the IASP on the position of pharmacy in suicide prevention.
“My analysis goals to lift consciousness of suicide and immediate the coaching of pharmacists to change into educated about suicide indicators and its threat components. Neighborhood pharmacists are one of many simply accessible well being care professionals and are stationed within the coronary heart of the group, so that they have the benefit of encountering these with suicide ideation” defined Somto.
in 2022 Somto co-authored a journal article along with her PhD supervisors Dr Hayley Gorton and Dr Nicola Grey titled, ‘Suicide Prevention in Nigeria: Can Community Pharmacists Have a Role?’.
In it she reveals how low and middle-income international locations (LMICs), together with Nigeria, account for 77% of worldwide suicide mortality, with restricted sources for its prevention. Following her PhD, Somto hopes to have the ability to affect the Nigerian authorities and policymakers to be able to enhance Nigeria’s suicide prevention technique and embody suicide prevention coaching within the pharmacy curriculum.
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