Brittney Mengistu

Brittney Mengistu


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Personal profile

Research interests (short)

Brittney Mengistu is a Fulbright Scholar and PhD research student in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at King’s College London. Brittney is currently investigating the effect of acculturation on mental health help-seeking behaviours among Eritrean women in the diaspora. By employing a community-based participatory approach, she aims to actively engage the Eritrean community in research practices that are culturally sensitive and relevant to the refugee community. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Behavioural Science and Health Education, Master of Public Health, Emory University

Award Date: 11 May 2015