Fiona Charlson

Member type: 
Researcher
Brief Biography: 

Dr Fiona Charlson is a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow specialised in Global Mental Health. She holds affiliate positions with the School of Public Health, University of Queensland and the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington for her ongoing work on the Global Burden of Disease Studies. Dr Charlson's PhD focused on the epidemiology and burden of mental disorders in conflict-affected populations and she now consults internationally on this topic. She received her undergraduate degree in pharmacy at the University of Queensland and has completed a Masters in International Public Health. Dr Charlson has over 20 years of experience in Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Geneva, Africa, South East Asia and the Islands of the South Pacific and maintains several international research partnerships addressing mental health in developing countries.

Approach: 
Task sharing
Training, education and capacity building
Regions of interest: 
Africa
Asia
Oceania
Setting: 
Community
Population: 
Minority populations
Humanitarian and conflict health
Disorders of interest: 
All disorders
Country: 
Australia

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The burden of mental, neurological, and substance use disorders in China and India: a systematic analysis of community representative epidemiological studies

A study calculating the burden of mental, neurological, and substance use disorders in China and India, urging the prioritization of mental health programs.
Page type: 
Research summaries and systematic reviews
Approach: 
Advocacy
Training, education and capacity building