The first speakers have been announced for Day 1 of the Men’s Health Connected online gathering starting on 16 May 2022.
Glen Poole, CEO of the Australian Men’s Health Forum, will provide an update on the current state of men’s health in Australia on the first day of the Men’s Health Connected summit.
Starting on Monday 16 May, the online summit is free to attend and explores a range of topics and themes starting on Day 1 with a presentation celebrating some of the achievements in the world of men’s health in the past five years.
The talk will also highlight some of the stubborn men’s health issues where we are struggling to make progress and discuss some of the key challenges ahead in the drive to improve the lives and health of men and boys in Australia.
In the second session of the day, four leading researchers will explore the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on men’s mental health.
Dr Zac Seidler, Director of Mental Health Training at Movember, will share the share of his findings of research on Australian men’s experiences during the pandemic.
Dr Jacqui McDonald will bring insights from the Men and Parenting Pathways longitudinal study, with a particular focus on the men’s coping strategies during COVID-19.
Jim Reed of Resolve Strategic will share the findings of public opinion research on the different impacts of COVID-19 on men and women.
Dr Neil Hall of Western Sydney University’s Centre for Male Health will offer insights on his research into men’s lived experiences during the pandemic.
To join us for Day 1 of Men’s Health Connected on Monday 16 May make sure you register online at the Men’s Health Connected website.