Ms. Renuka Nardodkar

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Renuka Nardodkar is working at CMHLP for the regulatory affairs and data management of the Suicide Prevention and Implementation Research Initiative (SPIRIT) funded by National Institutes of Health.
She holds doctoral degree in mental health, law and human rights from Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam (The Netherlands). Renuka has been involved in conducting scientific and legal research to advance human rights advocacy for persons with mental health problems nationally and internationally. Her work has specifically revolved around reviewing mental health legislation, marriage, employment, property-related legislation in the context of international human rights treaties; and building a case for psychiatric advance directives and health insurance for persons with mental illness in India