Blog post by Lorena Catalina Bonilla Garcia

About the author :

Lorena Catalina Bonilla Garcia, is member of the WCC's Commission of the Churches on Health and Healing. She is also the Chairperson of the Mental Health Working Group of the Commission. Lorena hails from Colombia and is a member of the Mennonite Church. She is a trained Nurse, committed to the empowerment of vulnerable communities and the implementation of timely interventions for the well-being of the population. Apart from her active voluntary services as a young person in the church, coordinating intergenerational dialogues among the members of the community, she works as a research assistant at the Public Health Institute of the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in a project related to the healthcare reform that the Colombian government is promoting.