Round table: How to achieve real policy chance: the role of alliances, economic evidence and lived experiences
Join us for an engaging roundtable session on "How to achieve real policy change: the role of alliances, economic evidence, and lived experiences" in the field of perinatal mental health. Our esteemed speakers, Prof. Jane Fisher, Prof. Annette Bauer, Dr Clare Dolman, Dr. Saralee Glasser, Dr. Alain Gregoire, and Dr. Neerja Chowdhary will share their insights and experiences on the critical angles of alliance and campaigning, economics, and lived experiences in policy-making processes. Discover how strong collaborations and alliances can amplify collective efforts, raise awareness, and influence decision-makers. Learn about the compelling economic evidence that underscores the benefits of investing in mental health services, and how it can sway policy makers towards prioritising mental health. Gain invaluable insights from lived experiences, highlighting the importance of including personal encounters in policy-making processes. By delving into these angles and fostering collaboration, this roundtable aims to generate innovative approaches and drive meaningful policy change in the perinatal mental health field. Don't miss this opportunity to be part of the conversation and contribute to shaping the future of perinatal mental health policy.