© 2018 BY LISA AISSAOUI

lisa.aissaoui92@gmail.com   |   London, United Kingdom

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GLOBAL MENTAL HEALTH

"There is no Health without Mental Health"

As an anthropologist & global mental health professional with a dedication for both research and field intervention, I am also experienced in the development & humanitarian sectors. Main interests lie in Mental Health, Human Rights, Maternal Health & areas affected by conflict or disease outbreak. Graduating from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, I can easily adapt to new contexts, cultures and languages & I have a great resilience.

Current project I am working on:

"What works in response to psychosocial aspects of Ebola? A systematic review to inform collaborative research with Africa CDC in The Democratic Republic of Congo

Please find my academic CV here

blog on mental health

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Academic Background
  • 2011 - 2012 Foundation Course in

World Art History & Issues in Development

Studies, SOAS, University of London

  • 2012 - 2016 BA Social Anthropology &

African Studies, SOAS, University of London

Study of Hausa Language 2012-2016

Linguistic study of Mooré (Burkina Faso) 2014

Gender & Spirit Possession in Shamanic Practices, Modern Japan 2016

Dissertation paper on "Mental Diseases in 

Northern Nigeria, a Hausa context) 2016

  • 2017 - 2018 MSc Global Mental Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine & King's College, the Institute of Psychiatry

Dissertation paper on "Review of 2013 mhGAP adaptation: adapting global mental health guidelines to a local context. Burkina Faso. West Africa" 2018

Student Liaison Officer for the Centre of Global Mental Health

Co-Event Coordinator, Friends of MSF committee at LSHTM