Dignity and Right to Health Award: ICMDA Leadership in Christian Health and Development Initiative

  • Kaaren Mathias Emmanuel Hospital Association
  • Michael Burke School of Medicine, Western Sydney University
Keywords: rights, health, award


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Author Biographies

Kaaren Mathias, Emmanuel Hospital Association

MB ChB, MPH, FNZCPHM, a public health physician and project director of Burans community mental health project and programme manager in mental health for the Emmanuel Hospital Association, India.

Michael Burke, School of Medicine, Western Sydney University

MBBS BSc MA MPH&TM, MSc (Clin Epi) PhD FRACGP FACTM FAICD, Executive Officer HealthServe Australia and Co-joint Associate Professor, Western Sydney University


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Mathias K, Mathias J, Goicolea I, Kermode M. Strengthening community mental health competence — a realist informed case study from Dehradun, North India. Health Soc Care Comm. 2017;00:1-12.

The Indian Express. Inequality driving mental health problems in Uttarakhand. The Indian Express. 2016.

Mathias K, Goicolea I, Kermode M, Singh L, Shidhaye R, Sebastian MS. Cross-sectional study of depression and help-seeking in Uttarakhand, North India. BMJ Open. 2015;5(11). https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2015-008992

Mathias K, Kermode M, Goicolea I, Seefeldt L, Shidaye R, San Sebastian M. Social distance and community attitudes towards people with psycho-social disabilities in Uttarakhand, India Community Ment Hlt J. 2017.

Mathias K, Pant H, Marella M, Singh L, Murthy G, Grills N. Multiple barriers to participation for people with psychosocial disability in Dehradun district, North India: a cross-sectional study. BMJ Open. 2018;8(2). https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2017-019443

Mathias K, Singh P, Butcher N, Grills N, Kermode M. Promoting social inclusion for young people affected by psycho-social disability in India — a realist evaluation of a pilot intervention. Under review - Global Health. 2018.

Mathias K. Small steps — context, learning and models of community and primary mental health in North India. Medico Friends Circle bulletin 2015;365-6(March-October 2015).

Mathias K. Shadows and light — examining community mental health competence in North India. Umea, Sweden: Umea Universitet; 2016.

Mathias K. Community based responses to noncommunicable diseases. Medico Friends Circle bulletin. 2017(373-74).

Mathias K, Pandey A, Armstrong G, Diksha P, Kermode M. Outcomes of a brief mental health and resilience pilot intervention for young women in an urban slum in Dehradun, North India : a quasi-experimental study. Int J Ment Health Sy. 2018. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13033-018-0226-y

How to Cite
Mathias, K., & Burke, M. (2019). Dignity and Right to Health Award: ICMDA Leadership in Christian Health and Development Initiative. Christian Journal for Global Health, 6(1), 86-89. https://doi.org/10.15566/cjgh.v6i1.277
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