Andrew Mohanraj

Advocacy Committee Members


Psychiatrist . Director . WFMH.

Biography

As a Consultant Psychiatrist and Mental Health Development Adviser Dr Andrew Mohanraj has done pioneering work in the establishment of sustainable psychosocial rehabilitation services in Indonesia, The Philippines and Timor Leste .He continues his consultancy work for local and international government and non-government organizations , Dr Mohanraj also served as member of the Mental Health Promotion Advisory Council to the Minister of Health Malaysia and member of the National Council for Persons with Disabilities.
Besides running his psychiatric practice in Mont Kiara, Kuala Lumpur, he is now engaged in a short term consultancy to provide mental health services to refugees and asylum seekers whose intended destination is Australia. He is also actively involved in the mainstreaming of mental health issues in Malaysia as the President of the Malaysian Mental Health Association. He was recently elected as a member of the Board of Directors of the World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH)

He is also an Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry at Taylor's University Medical School , Malaysia . As an animal lover and an advocate for animal rights , assumed the post of President of the recently registered Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Malaysia .