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4th WA Transcultural Mental Health and 2nd Australasian Refugee Health Conference 2013 - Call for Abstracts now open

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS IS NOW OPEN

The Local Organising Committee are pleased to announce the Call for Abstracts for the 4th WA Transcultural Mental Health and 2nd Australasian Refugee Conference are NOW OPEN. Abstracts will be accepted on various themes and can also be submitted as a symposium. Please visit the abstract submission page of the conference website to upload your abstract submission template prior to submitting your abstract.

ABSTRACT THEMES

·Clinical Practice
·Adolescents and Youths
·Communicable Diseases
·Cultural Competency in the Workforce
·Children and Families
·Culturally Sensitive Therapeutic Interventions
·Gender-specific well-being
·Models of Care and Funding
·Partnerships and Collaboration
·Community Engagement and Capacity Building

CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT NOW

Abstract submissions close on Friday 12 April 2013.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS CONFIRMED

We are excited to announce our two keynote speakers Dr Annie Sparrow and Dr Kwame McKenzie.

Dr Annie Sparrow, MBBS, MRCP, FRACP, MPH
Dr Sparrow is Associate Professor and Deputy Director of the Human Rights Program in the Department of Global Health, teaching human rights and humanitarian aid in complex emergencies.

Dr Kwame McKenzie, psychiatrist, researcher and policy advisor - is an international expert on the social causes of mental illness, suicide and the development of effective, equitable health systems. He is an Advisor to the Mental Health Commission of Canada and sat on its Service Systems Advisory Committee. He is credited with being pivotal to the prominence of health equity in Canada’s first National Mental Health Strategy – aimed at improving services for immigrant, refugee, ethno-cultural and racialized groups.

Full speaker biographies are available on the speaker page of the conference website.

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SPONSORSHIP & EXHIBITION

Would you like to showcase your organisation at Trans Refugee 2013? Exciting Sponsorship and Exhibition opportunities are currently available and are selling quickly. Secure your Sponsorship now to receive the longest exposure in the lead up to the conference.
 
To receive your copy of the Sponsorship and Exhibition prospectus please visit the conference website or contact Kylie Skinner on +61 8 9389 1488 or kylie.skinner@eecw.com.au.