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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

ROFFEKE WORLD PHILOSOPHY DAY AND MENTAL HEALTH EVENT: PROGRAMME AND SPEAKERS' BIOS

THEME: Philosophy and Mental Health

VENUE: American Spaces, 5th Floor, Bazaar Plaza (cbd)

TIME: 5PM to 7.30PM

CONTACT PERSON: Mildred Achoch
Whatsapp 0799149677
Email: mildandred@gmail.com
Twitter: @roffeke
Facebook: facebook.com/rffke

HASHTAGS: #worldphilosophyday #mentalphilosophy

PROGRAMME
5:00-5:10pm
Refreshments and Introduction/Welcoming Remarks

5.10-5:15
Speaker Session
Mental Health
Grace Wanjiru
Planning and Coordination Secretary, www.alfajirispace.com

5:15-5:30
Speaker Session
Mental health: Who, What, Where, When, How?
Brian Emmanuel Maina
Mental Health Champion.

5:30-6:00pm
Short Film/Music video Screenings
Red Omen by Ed Roman and N. Diaz
Everyday by Jethro Massey
Souled Out by Stephen Broekhuizen
Spinoza Hotel by Robert David Duncan
140 characters by Dean Winkler

6:00-6:10pm
Speaker Session
Tech and Mental Health - Annmercy Wairimu
- Tech gadgets (mainly smartphone use).
- How you get pulled to the gadget and its effects on mental health.
- Tips for promoting more efficient phone/tech relationships

6.15-6:40pm
Screening
Rock is not an attitude by Xiaoxiao Tang
Be my Rebel by Virgil Widrich
Livin’ Free by Dave Tabar
Pangea by Derek Frey

6.40-6:55pm
Speaker Session
Mental health philosophy: How to manage/deal with patients suffering from mental health illnesses - Dr. Shevvy Mugweru

6:55-7:00 Closing Remarks/Vote of Thanks

7:00-7:30 Networking/One on one Session
Guests/Brian Maina and team.

Read the detailed programme Here.

SPEAKERS BIOS

BRIAN EMMANUEL M. MAINA
Brian is a visual artist and innovator who is passionate about Mental Health Awareness and Anti-stigma campaign. He was diagnosed with Bipolar 2 disorder at 21 years and Clinical Depression at 26 years. He used his lived experience with a mental illness to sensitize people about the importance of mental health and opening up to the conversation so as to challenge stigma. He is now one of the pioneers of a Global Mental Health Anti-stigma Campaign by Time To Change Global here in Kenya and runs an online based safe space for young people and marginalized communities to access information and help in regards to their mental health.

DR. SHEVVY MUGWERU
Dr. Mugweru is a medic with eight years experience. He has worked at KENWA, Aphia plus, Nairobi Hospital, D.O.D and now works in a private practice. He specializes in A and E Psychiatry and EMT.

ANNMERCY WAIRIMU
Annmercy is a tech enthusiast with a special interest in user experience design and cyber security of our devices.

GRACE WANJIRU
Grace is the Planning and Coordination Secretary at www.alfajirispace.com