Envision Armadale Speaker Series - Dr Melissa Stoneham Transforming Healthiness into Happiness

Envision Armadale Speaker Series - Dr Melissa Stoneham Transforming Healthiness into Happiness

Melissa Stoneham
Release Date: 
Thursday, 8 November 2018

City of Armadale locals will have a unique opportunity to be inspired on how they can advocate change at a local level to improve health in the community at the final Envision Armadale Speaker Series workshop later this month.

Director of Public Health Advocacy Institute of WA, Dr Melissa Stoneham, will present her Transforming Healthiness into Happiness at Avocados Café from 5.30 to 8pm on Tuesday 20 November.

City of Armadale Mayor Henry Zelones OAM, JP said this is a unique opportunity for the community to attend the workshop and hear Dr Stoneham’s presentation on how they can take action and influence someone to make a change in the public health sector in the community.

“Dr Stoneham’s presentation and workshop will give attendees the tools to discover how they can take action to ensure a healthy future for their community, in a world where health and wellbeing is recognised as a key to a prosperous community.”

“This is the last speaker in the Envision Armadale series and I encourage local residents, businesses, community groups and community members who are interested in influencing change in the health system at a local level to attend.”

Dr Stoneham has over 25 years’ experience in public health, working with local, state and federal government agencies, the university sector and international aid agencies.

Her career highlights include two years working in the South Pacific on an alcohol and young people harm minimisation project and 12 months working in Mozambique on a medical waste project. She is the Editor of the Australia and New Zealand Journal of Public Health and sits on a number of boards and committees.

This is a free event for those who live and work in the City of Armadale, however bookings and registrations are essential. Please book your spot via the Eventbrite website www.eventbrite.com.au.

Event details: Envision Armadale Speaker Series
Dr Melissa Stoneham - Transforming Healthiness into Happiness
Tuesday 20 November, 5.30 - 8pm
Avocados Café
2 Mount Street
Kelmscott

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