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Ms Dristy Gurung

Education/Academic qualification

  • Master in Science, Global Mental Health, Kings College London


Biographical details

I am a part-time PhD student in the health services and population research department looking at service user involvement in a learning health systems approach to reduce mental health stigma. I began my PhD in 2019. My field work will be based in Nepal where I am also working as a research coordinator in a NGO called Transcultural Psychosocial Organization (TPO) Nepal. I received my MSc in Global Mental Health from King's College London and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

Research interests

  • Stigma and discrimination in mental health
  • Involvement of service users and caregivers
  • Implementation science¬†
  • Health systems research

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