The faces of friendship bench

PROF.. Dixon Chibanda

Senior Psychiatrist & Principal Investigator

DR. RUTH VERHEY

Senior Clinical Psychologist

ETHEL MANDA

Rural Bench Masvingo- Project Coordinator 

Kelly Muzariri

Youth Bench- Project Coordinator 

Rhulani Tsakani Beji-Chauke

Youth Friendship Bench Assist. Coordinator

JEAN TURNER

Friendship Bench Designer and Media

Georgina Chapoterera

ASSET - Project Coordinator

ROPA MUZARI

Friendship Bench Training Officer

Silindweyinkosi Chinoda

Zvandiri FB Project Coordinator

Charmaine Chitiyo

OptFB- Project Coordinator

Thembile Gola

UniFB Assistant Co-Ordinator

NANZENI MUDZENGI

Friendship Bench Administrations Officer

Ephraim Chiriseri

Monitoring and Evaluation Manager

Lloyd Dzapasi

SHINE STUDY- Project Coordinator Assistant

EPiphania munetsi

SHINE, Virology Suppression- PC

Innocent Marimo

Administration Team & Driver

"If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together."

 

AFRICAN PROVERB

EXTERNAL COLLABORATORS

Global mental health researcher, focusing on depression, anxiety & on adherence and resilience in HIV.

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Global mental health researcher

Dr. Melanie Abas

Research interests are in the study of CMD's in primary health care and the community; their treatment; and the aetiology of common mental disorders

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Professor of Global Mental Health

ProF. Ricardo Araya

Martin is Professor of Epidemiological Psychiatry. His work is oriented to the salience of mental and neurological disorders...

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Prof. of Epidemiological Psychiatry

Prof. Martin Prince

Gibson's main work is for the African Mental Health Research Initiative, a Welcome-funded capacity building project.

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Assistant Professor of Epidemiology

LORNA GIBSON

Focuses on innovative implementation science methods to answer questions around improving public-sector health systems and health policies globally.

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Acting Assistant Professor,

Global Health

DR. BRADLEY WAGENAAR

Helen's research focuses on sexual health, HIV infection, global mental health and adolescent health.

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Professor of Epidemiology

Prof. Helen Weiss

Simms work focused on randomised controlled trials in the areas of HIV, adherence to ART and mental health, including children and adolescents.

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Assistant Professor of Epidemiology

Dr. VICTORIA SIMMS

Frances has lived and worked full time in Zimbabwe since 1999 where she leads a portfolio of HIV prevention and research...

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Professor of Global Mental Health

PROF. Frances Cowan

CREDIT: Rainer Kwiotek

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