Policy

  • New Resources for policy engagement and influence

    Fostering sustainable policy change is a topic close to our hearts in the mental health sector.  This is why it is exciting to see the release of a new and online guide to understanding, engaging with and influencing policy. With funding from the Canadian Grand Challenges, and hosted by the Mental... Read more

  • Disaster Mental Health: From Challenges to Opportunities

    Asia Australia Mental Health has partnered with China’s Ministry of Health and the World Health Organisation to co-host the "Disaster Mental Health: From Challenges to Opportunities” forum and training program from 29-31 October 2013 in Beijing. Disaster mental health stakeholders from around the... Read more

  • Mental Health: Towards economic and social inclusion

    This report, Mental Health: Towards economic and social inclusion, was written by Asia Australia Mental Health Co-Director A/Professor Chee Ng and presented to Commonwealth health ministers in Geneva on 19 May, 2013. It identifies several key issues: a lack of resources across many member nations... Read more

  • AAMH participates in high level Australia-China Health Dialogue

    Associate Professor Chee Ng, co-director at Asia Australia Mental Health was one of four Australian health experts invited to the China-Australia Health Policy Dialogue, hosted by the Ministry of Health China and the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing, and supported by Ministry of... Read more

  • Creative Opportunities: Art in Mental Health regional publication

    AAMH in partnership with the Dax Centre launched the first Asia Pacific Art and Mental Health publication in December 2011. The publication, titled "Creative Opportunities", highlights examples of the use of Art in mental health recovery from around the Asian region. Written by the region's leaders... Read more

  • Australian Governor General greets Chinese Mental Health experts

    Her Excellency Ms Quentin Bryce AC welcomed Madame Kong Lingzhi and Prof. Yu Xin to Government House on Thursday 19th February, 2009. AAMH was honoured to facilitate a week long program for Madame Kong Lingzhi, Vice Director, Non Communicable Diseases, Department of Disease Prevention and Control,... Read more