Unleash the artist in you!
Art Competition | World Mental Health Day 2021
In celebration of this year's World Mental Health Day, we invited people to get their creative juices flowing, and make art to express its challenges and importance in today's world. After an overwhelming response, here are the top three entries!
"Loneliness in a foreign land"
by Amina Zoomkawala, Art Specialist, AKU
This artwork was developed as part of the SELMA project (Social and Economic Determinants of Labour Migrants), sponsored by Wellcome Trust UK and is a collaboration between the Department of Community Health Sciences, AKU and the University College London
"Mental health in an unequal world"
by Dr Iffat Ahmed, Assistant Professor, Ob/Gyn, AKU
by Najmus Sahar, Resident, Emergency Medicine, AKUH
The impact of your positive thoughts reverberates through each beat. A healthy mind is imperative for a healthy body.
Congratulations to the winners! Visit the complete art gallery to view other shortlisted artworks:
Visual Artist and Educator;
Co-founder of Parindey;
Faculty Member, Karachi School
of Art; Trainer, Society of
International Education, SIE
Naima Fatima Shariff
Consultant Clinical Psychologist;
CEO and Co-founder of Kumak,
the Journey to Wellness
Organised by the Mental Health Clinical Stream, Aga Khan University School of Nursing and Midwifery