Damian Omar

Damian is a final year Medical Psychology undergraduate student at Moi University, School of Medicine with plans to graduate in August 2020 and a mental health advocate in Kenya. He is a young leader for the Lancet Campaign on Global Mental Health and Sustainable Development. He has volunteered with the Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network,  implementing the heart2heart project, and is part of the team that started the rheumatic heart disease support group at the Chandaria Cancer Centre, Eldoret.  Damian is also a sexual reproductive health youth champion with DSW-Kenya. He is working on the ‘Mental Health: Unveiling the Mask‘ project, targeting college youths in Kenya with support from @mymindourhumanity and young leader Laura Mwangi. He is also a health advocate with One Health East and Central Africa, OHCEA. He is passionate about mental health, research, health policy and human rights. Damian recently earned a diploma in Mental Health, Human Rights & Recovery from the WHO.

Damian Omar