NAHCON: National Arts in Health Conference 2021

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NAHCON: National Arts in Health Conference 2021

Theme: The Arts, Health and You

The National Arts in Health Conference in Nigeria (NAHCON 2021)

Theme: The Arts, Health and You

Date May 24th-31st, 2021

The inaugural NAHCON event would be a hybrid experience as Nigerians would be participating in both online and on-site activities.

This event would engage government agencies, diplomatic missions in Nigeria, NGO’s, civic societies, art groups, faith-based organizations, academic institutions, healthcare professionals, artists, art enthusiasts, mental health advocates, musicians, dancers, poets, educators, researchers, curators, scholars, the media and other stakeholders in advocating for and advancing arts for our collective health across communities in Nigeria.

Keynote Address Speaker:

Professor Akin Abayomi, Honourable Commissioner for Health Lagos State

Learn more about Hon. Akin Abayomi here

Other Speakers

Consul General Claire Pierangelo, US Consulate Lagos

Learn more about Consul General Claire Pierangelo here

Dr. Annette Akinsete, National Director Sickle Cell Foundation Nigeria

learn more about Dr Annette Akinsete here

Kunle Adewale, Founder/Executive Arts in Medicine Projects

Learn more about Kunle Adewale here

Ojoma Ochai, The British Council Regional Arts Director, Sub-Sahara Africa

Learn more about Ojoma Ochai here

Dominic Campbell, Co-Founder Creative Aging International, Dublin Ireland

Learn more about Dominic Campbell here

Ms. Olatoun Gabi-Williams, Trustee, Gabi Williams Alzheimer’s Association

Learn more about Ms. Olatoun Gabi-Williams

Oliver Enwonwu, Director, Omenka Gallery and CEO Revilo

Click here to learn more about Oliver Enwonwu

The Conference Schedule and the list of the other speakers can be found Click here to view the NAHCON 2021 Schedule

• Art Exhibition

• Health Innovation

• Art Workshops/Therapeutic Art Sessions

• Panel Discussion

• Short films/Documentaries and Health Conversations

• Plenaries/Research Presentations

• Community Project Presentations


• Spotlights of Arts in Health Programs in Nigeria

For more enquiries, please email [email protected] or call or text 07051013304

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May 24 2021


Start: May 24 @ 10:00 am
End: May 30 @ 7:00 pm
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