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Ref.No. [Initiator]
CAN-29 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

Director / Head: 
  Dr. Jurgen Rehm
 




Institution:
 
  Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)
Address:
  33 Russell Street
  M5S 2S1
  Ontario
Town:
  Toronto
Country:
  CANADA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  1-416 535 8501, ext. 36173
Fax:
  1 416 595-6899
Web Site:
  http://www.camh.net
Date of Designation:
  01/Jan/1977
Last Redesignation:
  20/Apr/2015
Expiry:
  20/Apr/2019
Terms of Reference:
  1. Collaborate with WHO on the maintenance and further development of the Global Information System on Alcohol and Health (GISAH) and related data collection, reporting and dissemination mechanisms. 
  2. Collaborate with WHO and PAHO on epidemiology of substance use and substance use disorders, including estimates of alcohol- and drug-attributable disease burden. 
  3. Collaborate with WHO and PAHO on implementation of the global and regional strategies on alcohol and substance abuse. 
  4. In collaboration with WHO and PAHO provide technical support to countries in the area of mental health and substance abuse. 
  5. Collaborate with WHO and PAHO on international research projects on substance use and health issues worldwide and in the region of the America.  
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Subjects:
  1. Substance abuse (including alcohol & drugs) 
  2. Mental health & neurosciences 
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Types of activity:
  1. Collection and collation of information 
  2. Training and education 
  3. Research 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 6.4 - Evidence-based and ethical policies, strategies, recommendations, standards and guidelines developed, and technical support provided to Member States with a high or increasing burden of disease or death associated with alcohol, drugs and other psychoactive substance use, enabling them to strengthen institutions in order to combat or prevent the public health problems concerned.
  Ower: 3.3 - Improvements made in Member States’ capacity to collect, analyse, disseminate and use data on the magnitude, causes and consequences of chronic noncommunicable diseases, mental and neurological disorders, violence, injuries and disabilities together with visual impairment, including blindness.
 
Responsible Officer:
  POZNYAK Vladimir B.
Phone:
  +41 22 79 14307
Email:
  poznyakv@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  MONTEIRO Maristela
Phone:
  +1 43108
Email:
  monteirm@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork