Board Member: John Orley

John Orley is a psychiatrist and anthropologist who obtained his qualifications in the United Kingdom and practised in various African countries as well as the UK. He wrote a monograph on culture and mental illness in Uganda and carried out an epidemiological study of mental illness in Uganda. From 1983 he worked for 15 years in the Division of Mental Health of the World Health Organization in Geneva, latterly as the Programme Manager. His areas of responsibility included the place of mental health in primary health care, human rights for the mentally ill, as well as providing support for mental health promotion projects.

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