Didier Demassosso

Job role: 
Healthcare Information For All (HIFA) Country Representative For Cameroon
Affiliation: 
Member type: 
Educator / Academic
Practitioner/Implementer
Researcher
Other
Brief Biography: 

Didier Demassosso is a senior school counsellor the centre region of Cameroon and is currently training as a clinical psychologist in the University of Yaoundé I. He currently works as a mental health worker in communities around Cameroon.He is currently volonteering for The Healthcare Information for All (HIFA) as country representative for Cameroon. He received the HIFA Country Representative award for the year 2014 for his work in promoting health literacy in Cameroon and the world. He is  co-founder and communication and public relations officer of “UNIPSY et Bien-etre” a clinical psychology association working in Cameroon to promote mental health, clinical psychology and mental wellbeing.

He has a deep interest in making mental health a priority through working to improve on the availability of mental healthcare information , increasing mental health literacy and advocating for more support to mental health.

Approach: 
Policy and legislation
Human rights
Advocacy
Technology
Prevention and promotion
Detection and diagnosis
Treatment, care and rehabilitation
Training, education and capacity building
Regions of interest: 
Africa
Middle East
North America
Asia
Europe
Setting: 
Community
Workplace
School
Primary care
Specialist care
Population: 
Maternal and neonatal health
Children and adolescents
Adults
Families and carers
Non-communicable diseases (e.g. cancer, diabetes, stroke)
Communicable diseases (e.g. HIV/AIDS, TB)
Disorders of interest: 
All disorders
Country: 
Cameroon