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AUS-75 [WPRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Mental Health

Director / Head: 
  Professor Helen HERRMAN
  Professor Helen Herrman




Institution:
  St Vincent's Institute of Mental Health Service (Melbourne)
  St Vincent's Hospital
Address:
  41 Victoria Parade
  3065
  Victoria
Town:
  Fitzroy
Country:
  AUSTRALIA
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  613 9288 2211
Fax:
  613 9288 4802
Web Site:
  http://www.svhm.org.au
Date of Designation:
  23/Feb/1996
Last Redesignation:
  16/Jun/2012
Expiry:
  16/Jun/2016
Terms of Reference:
  1. To assist WHO with global and regional efforts contributing to the practice of promoting mental health and suicide prevention 
  2. To assist WHO in activities that support the development of policy, practice, research and workforce development in youth mental health, including participation of young people and families 
  3. To assist WHO in activities that support leadership for mental health system development 
  4. To assist WHO in activities that support and facilitate clinical training and service development programs in mental health across the Asia-Pacific region 
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Subjects:
  1. Mental health & neurosciences 
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Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Training and education 
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WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 10.4 - Country health-information systems that provide and use high-quality and timely information for health planning and for monitoring progress towards national and major international goals strengthened.
  Ower: 10.9 - Technical support provided to Member States, with a focus on those facing severe health-workforce difficulties in order to improve the production, distribution, skill mix and retention of the health workforce.
  Ower: 8.4 - Guidance, tools and initiatives created in order to support the health sector in influencing policies in other sectors to allow policies that improve health, the environment and safety to be identified and adopted.
Responsible Officer:
  WANG Xiangdong
Phone:
  +63 2 5289858
Email:
  wangx@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  SAXENA Shekhar
Phone:
  13625/14388
Email:
  saxenas@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork