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Closing event of the project EMPOWER FOR 21

9 May 2024 – The final event of the project EMPOWER FOR 21, co-funded by the Norway Grants under the Education, Scholarships, Apprenticeship and Youth Entrepreneurship Programme, took place in April.

The final event of the project Empowering for Work in the 21st Century through Life Skills, Promotion of Wellbeing and Prevention of Mental Disorders – EMPOWER FOR 21 – was aimed primarily at medical professionals. Specialists, medical trainee specialists and medical students watched a live broadcast of a laparoscopic procedure from the University Medical Centre Maribor.

A man sits and speaks into the microphones in front of him.
© EMPOWER FOR 21

The workshops carried out within the project’s framework will empower students to develop critical thinking skills and enable professors to better identify and deal with mental health problems in young individuals. The workshop participants gained valuable insights and tools to facilitate optimum performance in the work environment.

Two women sit on stage and speak into microphones in front of them.
© EMPOWER FOR 21

A press conference was also held as part of the closing event. At the press conference, the project leader, Dr Monika Sobočan, and the specialist in child and adolescent psychiatry, Assoc. Prof. Dr Hojka Gregorič Kumperščak, presented the results of the project EMPOWER FOR 21, Empowering for Work in the 21st Century through Life Skills, Promotion of Wellbeing and Prevention of Mental Disorders.

At the closing event, a publication of lectures on laparoscopic techniques was created, entitled Lectures in Advanced Laparoscopic Techniques in Gynaecology, which is available for the interested public and experts to view here.

A man is sitting in a chair, in front of him are three microphones and a computer. The man speaks.
© EMPOWER FOR 21

The EMPOWER FOR 21 project is co-created by the project promoter, the University Medical Centre Maribor, and project partners the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Maribor and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.

SOURCE: EMPOWER FOR 21

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