Committing time to meeting, debating, listening and celebrating, whether formally at events or informally in networks, is building a bank of knowledge that is changing practice. More importantly, this directly contributes to improving the lives of older people.

Dominic Campbell, Co-Founder, Creative Aging

24 – 30 May 2021 

Online and Nigeria


Inaugural National Arts in Health Conference Nigeria

The National Arts in Health Conference is a gathering of students, professionals, cultural organizations, healthcare institutions, Community and stakeholders interested in health and wellbeing.

The event engaged government agencies, diplomatic missions, NGO’s, civic societies, art groups, faith-based organizations, academic institutions, healthcare professionals, artists and mental health advocates. Highlighting the importance of community engagements in health from local to the national level through education in arts and medicine, art practices in hospitals, healthcare centers and communities.

Part of an ongoing process of advancing arts for collective health across communities in Nigeria. This inaugural NAHCON event was a hybrid experience online and on-site activities. 

CAI co-founder Dominic Campbell worked  with speakers from Nigeria, exploring together opportunities for creative ageing practice in communities and healthcare in West Africa.  It is part of CAI’s continued exploration of creative ageing as a tool for healthcare delivery in areas where the social determinants of health are complex.

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