Dr Y.K. Sandhya

Dr Sandhya

Senior Research Fellow, Mental health

PhD in Social Medicine and Community Health

Sandhya received her doctoral degree in Social Medicine and Community Health from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Her work with TGI’s mental health programme involves assessing the effectiveness of technology enabled delivery of mental health care by primary healthcare workers for depression, suicide and stress among adolescents in urban slum communities in Delhi and Vijayawada.

Her research interest includes developing a gendered understanding and analysis of mental health issues in India. Prior to joining The George Institute, Sandhya was at SAHAYOG as the Assistant Coordinator.