African Health & Wellbeing Day

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JULY 13th 2019

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African Health and Wellbeing Day is a landmark occasion that is aimed at the African and African Caribbean communities of Britain. It brings together African centred.  therapists, wellbeing experts and organisations specialising in mental and physical health for a fun packed festival of educational talks, workshops and presentations. Our aim is to raise awareness of the culturally specific therapies and therapeutic services that build community resilience and healing.

STATISTICS

20.7%

black people aged 16 years and over who had suicidal thoughts, attempt suicide or self-harmed.

7.5%

of Black people (including both sexes) compared to with 3% of White British reported at least one sign of drug dependency in the past year.

40%

Black and ethnic minorities are more likely than white Britons to come into contact with mental health services through the criminal justice system

3.2%

of black men aged 16 years and older have screened positive for a psychotic disorder in the past year

African Caribbean people are 3-5 times more likely than any other group to be diagnosed and admitted to hospital for schizophrenia

Consent for organ donation was over 1.6 times as likely to be given for White patients (69%) than for those of all other ethnic groups combined (42%)

Sickle cell trait is found in:

1 in 4 West Africans and
1 in 10 Afro-Caribbeans

Each year, 288.7 out of every 100,00 black people are detained under the Mental Health Act compared to 180 for White people and 97.1 and 91.9 for Asian people

OVERVIEW

EXHIBITORS

Meet the best of Britain's African centred therapists, wellbeing practitioners, natural product vendors and charities.

SEMINARS

Intimate break out sessions and advice with leading wellbeing practitioners.

TALKS & PANEL DISCUSSION

Keynotes on transforming the health and mental health landscape for Africa and African Caribbean people.

NETWORKING

Meet the people you need to make a difference where you are. Connect with industry peers, contacts and thought leaders.

EVENT PROGRAMME

Please note: programme is subject to change

11:00 - 18:00 - Event Open to the Public

TALKS

11:00 - 12:15

Race, Class, Poverty & Health: Understanding the social determinants of poor health outcomes

13:00 - 14:00

Building Community Resilience: Popularizing African Psychology and African Centred Therapy

14:30 - 15:30

Towards an inclusive future: Representation in Clinical Psychology and the Mental Health System

SEMINARS

11:30 - 12:10

Discrimination in Maternity Care UK 

12:20 - 12:50

Strengthening Community Capacity for Womans & Girls Health  

13:00 - 13:30

Conversations on HIV & PreP - Preventative Tools for STI's & HIV

13:45 - 14:15

Melanin & Mental Health

14:30 - 15:00

Challenging Stigma on Dementia & Dementia Support 

15:15 - 15:45

Mastering Stress Management 

16:00 - 17:30

Panel Discussion

Challenging mental health policy: Recommendations for legislative transformation

SPEAKERS

Rameri Moukam Pix

Rameri Moukam

Clinical Director 

Pattigift Therapy

Malcolm Phillips Pix

Malcolm Phillips

Psychologist 

Oremi Centre 

Natalie Creary Pix

Natalie Creary

Programme Director

Black Thrive  

Keisha York 

 Mental Health Lead 

Woke Weekly 

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Suman Fernando

Psychiatrist, Lecturer & Writer

Patrick Vernon Pix

Patrick Vernon

Activist & Social Commentator

 

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Jacqui Dyer MBE

 

Black Thrive  

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Umar Kankiya

MH Solicitor

Sternberg Reed 

 

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Jabeer Butt

Chief Executive

Race Equality FDN

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Dr Oz Eno 

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blackofrespect.co.uk 

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Hari Sewell

Author & Director

HS Consulting

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Malik Gul 

Director

Wandsworth Community Empowerment Network

REGISTER YOUR INTEREST

Choice of a Single Vendor Stall or a Shared Stall (2 vendors applying together)
Stall Size: 182cm x 76cm plus 2 chairs

EVENT LOCATION

Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL

GET IN TOUCH

events@panafricanthought.com

Stella Lucien 07745911285
Nigel Stewart 07908772687
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