Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Health Inequality - Mental and Physical

The Social Health Association has organised meeting on the subject 'Health Inequality - Mental and Physical'. It will be held on Saturday 9 June11am - 4pm at Edinburgh Quaker Meeting House  7 Victoria Terrace, EH1 2JL.

The keynote speaker is Dr Lynne Friedli.

Dr Lynne Friedli works across Europe to support the development of public mental health, as well as delivering training and policy advocacy within the UK.  Her report for WHO Europe and the Mental Health Foundation on Mental health, resilience and inequality was published last year.  She is currently working on an action framework for public mental health, also for WHO Europe, drawing on the work of Amartya Sen on capability and social justice.
 She will be followed by Dr Gerry McCartney who is the Head of the Public Health Observatory Division, NHS Health Scotland and a Public Health Consultant.

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