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Dr Dixon Chibanda

Dr Dixon Chibanda

Principal Investigator (PI) of the Friendship Bench; Director for AMARI: African Mental Health Research Initiative

Dr Dixon Chibanda is Wellcome researcher and DELTAS Africa awardee at the University of Zimbabwe. Dr Chibanda's current interests include community mental health with a focus on task shifting and integration of mental health in existing public health programmes such as the PMTCT, immunisation and HIV/AIDS programmes. Developing, testing and validating alternative interventions based on neuroplasticity such as neurofeedback and Balavisx and the use of these alternative interventions to address mental, neurological and substance use disorders.