Dickson Chibanda, Zimbabwe

Fellowship site:University of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe

Research interest: Sustainable community-based mental health program in Sub-Saharan Africa

Dr. Chibanda's current interests include community mental health with a focus on task shifting and integration of mental health in existing public health programmes such as the PMTCT, immunisation and HIV/AIDS programmes. Developing, testing and validating alternative interventions based on neuroplasticity such as neurofeedback and Balavisx and the use of these alternative interventions to address mental, neurological and substance use disorders.