Yubaraj Adhikari

Job role: 
MHPSS Program Coordinator
Member type: 
Practitioner/Implementer
Researcher
Student
Brief Biography: 

Yubaraj has a more than 15 years long experience in project design, monitoring, supervision, evaluation and budgeting. He is mastered on training design, facilitation and evaluation. He holds proven expertise on partnership, capacity building and results based management. His strong networking skills have shown excellent results on external and internal resources mobilizations.

His best academic achievements follows Masters in Rural Development and Post-Graduation in Counseling Psychology. He is currently following an MSc in Mental Health Psychology from University of Liverpool. In addition to these, he holds additional diplomas on Project Management and Civil Engineering.

Yubaraj's passion to be a humanitarian worker have already contributed humanitarian missions of Lutheran World Federation, UNDP Nepal and many renowned NGOs of Nepal. Since last nine years, he is associated with International Committee of the Red Cross; and currently works as a Mental Health and Psychosocial Program Coordinator.

A project namely Hateymalo Psychosocial Support Programme was conceived and nurtured under his leadership and has reached out 43 districts of Nepal. Out of which, 1300 families of disappeared persons during the conflict in Nepal have been benefited through multifaceted supports. He manages and technically supports 125 staff across Nepal, who are supporting the program through 27 district branches of the Nepal Red Cross Society and Nine various NGOs.

Yubaraj is married and lives in a joint family with his daughter and his wife. His grand-mother is an inspiration to enhance his capacity on Mental Health, because she is the survivor of Schizophrenia since last 30 years.

 He has travelled more than 10 countries of Europe, Africa and Asia.

Contact: yadhikari@gmail.com

Approach: 
Task sharing
Prevention and promotion
Detection and diagnosis
Treatment, care and rehabilitation
Training, education and capacity building
Regions of interest: 
Africa
North America
South America
Asia
Europe
Setting: 
Community
Workplace
School
Primary care
Specialist care
Population: 
Maternal and neonatal health
Children and adolescents
Adults
Older adults
Families and carers
Minority populations
Humanitarian and conflict health
Disorders of interest: 
Epilepsy/seizures
Child behavioural and developmental disorders
Psychosis/bipolar disorder
Depression/anxiety/stress-related disorders
Alcohol/drug use disorders
Self-harm/suicide
Dementia and other neurocognitive disorders
All disorders
Country: 
Nepal
Yubaraj Adhikari, MHPSS Program Incharge, Nepal

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