Neerja , a psychiatrist at Sangath, has been involved in a randomized controlled trial integrating the treatment of depression in primary care in Goa.
has also been involved in a recently concluded community based program providing mental health support to people with HIV and their caregivers.
Through her work, she has gained experience in planning programs to improve access to mental health care in low resource settings as well as in developing and conducting training for lay health counsellors in the delivery of mental health interventions.
experience in humanitarian settings includes coordinating the IMC
psychosocial program in Chad and the training of MOH doctors in Kabul.