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Dixon Chibanda: Zimbabwe Training Grandmothers to Treat Depression at Davos World Economic Forum
Dixon Chibanda – one of 12 psychiatrists in Zimbabwe with a population of more than 16 million and founder of the Friendship Bench programme – he trained elderly Zimbabwean women to deliver evidence-based talk therapy on benches under trees to bring care and hope to those in need.
25 January 2019