Elizabeth has lived in Australia for 12 yrs, originally from Burundi. Elizabeth has been working as a community advisory community member for seven years. The main role within the community as Community advisory group member is to work as a bridge between Community and Healthcare care professionals.
Elizabeth will be speaking on the panel ' Let's talk about mental health' on Thursday 13 February
Conference Day One Thursday 13
Special Session (Panel): Let's talk about mental health
This session will discuss how mental health is conceptualised and addressed from different cultural perspectives and the experiences of refugee communities’ in accessing the Australian mental health system.
Annabelle Allimant Community Member; Individual and Systems Advocate
Jawad Musavi Community representative
Elizabeth Niyokushima Community Advisory Group
Mengistu Hailu Romero Centre
Magdalena Kuyang Queensland Program of Assistance to Survivors of Torture and Trauma