Medical Anthropologist and MHPSS Practitionener
Ananda Galappatti is a medical anthropologist and a practitioner in the field of mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) in situations of conflict, disaster and other adverse social conditions.
Ananda was a co-founder of the journal Intervention and continues to serve on its editorial board. He is a co-founder and managing board member of the MHPSS.net online platform. Ananda is also a visiting lecturer at the Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Colombo.
In 2010, Ananda co-founded The Good Practice Group, a social business for the development of MHPSS services, and he serves as its honorary director for strategy.
Ananda currently lives in Batticaloa, on the East coast of Sri Lanka.
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