Difu Simo Mental Health Engagement Project

Judy Baariu

Winner 2021 2021 Science Engagement

Judy Baariu is a trained nurse and scientist currently working as a research officer within the KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme in Kilifi, Kenya. She is passionate about promotion and prevention in mental health particularly in low resource settings. Her work currently involves coordination of day-to-day activities of a mental health engagement project called “Difu Simo”, which means “Breaking Free”, where she also leads participatory videos activities, aimed at participatory mental health promotion.