Mark Jordans

Job role: 
PRIME Co Principal Investigator (Nepal)
Member type: 
Educator / Academic
Researcher
Brief Biography: 

I am a child psychologist and work as Director Research & Development, War Child Holland, in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and as Senior Lecturer, IoPPN King's College London. My work focusesĀ on the development, implementation and evaluation of psychosocial and mental health care in fragile states, especially for children in adversities. I have directed intervention and research programs for torture survivors, children affected by political violence, former child soldiers, refugees and trafficked youth in Nepal, Burundi, Sudan, Indonesia, Pakistan, Democratic Republic of Congo and Sri Lanka.

Regions of interest: 
Africa
Asia
Disorders of interest: 
All disorders
Country: 
Netherlands
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Focused psychosocial interventions for children in low-resource humanitarian settings

This systematic review is the first study that systematically assessed randomised controlled trials on focused psychosocial support interventions for children exposed to traumatic events in humanitarian settings in low-income countries.
Page type: 
Research summaries and systematic reviews
Approach: 
Human rights
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PRIME - Nepal

Integrating mental health service delivery into primary health care system in Nepal through a health systems strengthening approach in partnership with researchers, ministries of health and non-governmental organisations.
Region: 
Asia
Disorder: 
All disorders
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Nepal Earthquake 2015: Desk Review of Existing Information with Relevance to MHPSS

This desk review summarizes existing information with regard to mental health and psychosocial wellbeing in Nepal
Page type: 
Research summaries and systematic reviews
Approach: 
Advocacy
Training, education and capacity building
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Mental Health Beyond Facilities (mhBeF)

Bridging clinical and community care by integrating peer support, livelihood support and stigma reduction
Region: 
Africa
Asia
Population: 
Humanitarian and conflict health
Disorder: 
Epilepsy/seizures
Psychosis/bipolar disorder
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#PRIMERPCLondon Podcast Series: PRIME Nepal

In this podcast, Dr. Mark Jordans, the Principle Investigator for PRIME Nepal shares insights on the drivers, challenges and lessons learned after 8 years of programme implementation.
Approach: 
Treatment, care and rehabilitation
Training, education and capacity building
Disorder: 
All disorders