The faces of friendship bench

PROF. Dixon Chibanda

FB Founder, Executive Director

DR. RUTH VERHEY

Assistant Executive Director (Programs)

Lena M. Zamchiya

FB Director of Operations and Franchise

Chengetayi Nyamukapa

Country Programme Director

Kelly Muzariri

Youth Bench- Project Coordinator 

Rhulani Tsakani Beji-Chauke

Youth Friendship Bench Assist. Coordinator

Georgina Chapoterera

ASSET - Project Coordinator

ROPA MUZARI

Friendship Bench Training Officer

ETHEL MANDA

Rural Bench Masvingo- Project Coordinator 

Charmaine Chitiyo

OptFB- Project Coordinator

Thembile Gola

UniFB Assistant Co-Ordinator

JEAN TURNER

Friendship Bench Designer and Media

Ephraim Chiriseri

Monitoring and Evaluation Manager

Lloyd Dzapasi

SHINE STUDY- Project Coordinator Assistant

Silindweyinkosi Chinoda

Zvandiri FB Project Coordinator

Innocent Marimo

Administration Team & Driver

EPiphania munetsi

SHINE, Virology Suppression- PC

NANZENI MUDZENGI

Friendship Bench Administrations Officer

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If you want to go far, go together."

 

 

AFRICAN PROVERB

EXTERNAL COLLABORATORS

Dr. Melanie Abas

Global mental health researcher

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

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EXTERNAL COLLABORATORS

ProF. Ricardo Araya

Professor of Global Mental Health

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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EXTERNAL COLLABORATORS

Prof. Martin Prince

Prof. of Epidemiological Psychiatry

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

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EXTERNAL COLLABORATORS

LORNA GIBSON

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology

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

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DR. BRADLEY WAGENAAR

Acting Assistant Professor,

Global Health

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

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Prof. Helen Weiss

Professor of Epidemiology

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

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Dr. VICTORIA SIMMS

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology

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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PROF. Frances Cowan

Professor of Global Mental Health

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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