Public Health Scotland Event with Voluntary Health Scotland
On the 1st of February 2023, Public Health Scotland and Voluntary Health Scotland hosted an event to discuss community advocacy as a preventative and pro-active approach that supports people to be active citizens and self-advocate in relation to decisions affecting their lives. A main focus of the event was in mitigating health inequalities.
The event heard three presentations before moving in to breakout room discussions. The presenters were:
- Chris Docherty, Community Engagement Coordinator and Sophie Bridger, Policy and Campaigns Manager, Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland
- Ese Johnson, Development Manager for Minority Ethnic Health, Waverley Care
- Liz Rowlett, Partnership Integration Engagement Officer, Stirlingshire Voluntary Enterprise
Read our Key Messages Report :Community Advocacy Key Messages 1 Feb 23
Please contact Lauren Blair if you have any questions.