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AUS-77 [WPRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Research, Training and Consultative Work on Mental Health

Director / Head: 
  Prof. Aleksandar JANCA
 




Institution:
  School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, Royal Perth Hospital at the Medical Research Foundation Building
  University of Western Australia (UWA)
Address:
  50 Murray Street, - 6000 WA
  WA 6000
  Western Australia
Town:
  Perth
Country:
  AUSTRALIA
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  (61-8) 9224 0290
Fax:
  (61-8) 9224 0285
Date of Designation:
  23/Feb/1996
Last Redesignation:
  12/Sep/2013
Expiry:
  12/Sep/2017
Terms of Reference:
  1. To participate in collaborative epidemiological and other research on mental & neurological disorders developed under WHO’s leadership. 
  2. To support WHO in the development & evaluation of assessment instruments & international standards. 
  3. Together with WHO to provide consultation & exchange of information on mental health, & mental & neurological disorders. 
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Subjects:
  1. Mental health & neurosciences 
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Types of activity:
  1. Information dissemination 
  2. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
  3. Research 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 3.2 - Guidance and support provided to Member States for the development and implementation of policies, strategies and regulations in respect of chronic noncommunicable diseases, mental and neurological disorders, violence, injuries and disabilities together with visual impairment, including blindness.
  Ower: 3.4 - Improved evidence compiled by WHO on the cost-effectiveness of interventions to tackle chronic noncommunicable diseases, mental and neurological and substance-use disorders, violence, injuries and disabilities together with visual impairment, including blindness.
 
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