The University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) is hosting a second series of the Hamwe Festival virtually on 11 – 15 November 2020. Hamwe Festival is an annual event that celebrates and encourages the contributions of creative industries in the global health field.

The festival aims to bring together professionals and artists from all over the world who hold discussions and performances respectively, about the role of the arts in public health. This year, the festival will exclusively be held virtually due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Social Justice and Mental Health is the key theme for this year. Discussions will include the decolonization of Public Health & Medicine in contemporary medicine and the role that music can have in preventing, treating and informing about mental illnesses and reducing stigma.

Festival registration 
Starts: 11 November 11, 6:30PM CAT (4:30PM Ireland)
Ends: 15 November, 10PM CAT (8PM Ireland)

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