Mental health problems can affect anyone, regardless of age, race, gender or social background.
The conference theme will welcome participants including policy makers, planners, service providers and education institutions and the private sector. Key also will be the involvement of the ‘third sector’, incorporating voluntary organizations and community groups with a particular focus on integrated, multi-disciplinary approaches. This inclusive conference will feature a variety of session formats to promote the exchange of evidence and experience, together with opportunities for discussion and exploration of novel ideas.
This seminar will discuss latest thinking on policy and wider initiatives for reducing poverty in Wales - with a focus on welfare reform, regional approaches and long term strategies. Discussion will reflect key themes and issues emerging as policymakers scrutinise developments and consider practical ways forward for policy, and will assess the impact of policy initiatives themselves.
Building on 20 years of our experience in teaching health economics to public health practitioners and those undertaking research in public health. At the end of this short course delegates will have gained an appreciation of the concepts, methods and application of health economics to public health, be able to critically appraise a published economic evaluation of a public health intervention and feel confident in speaking about potential return on investment from public health programmes in the NHS and other settings such as schools and work places.