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Ref.No. [Initiator]
CAN-32 [AMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Mental Health

Director / Head: 
  Dr. Marc Laporta
 




Institution:
  Douglas Mental Health University Institute
  McGill University
Address:
  6875 LaSalle Blvd.
  H4H 1R3
  Quebec
Town:
  Montreal
Country:
  CANADA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  (1-514) 762 3006
Fax:
  (1-514) 762 3040
Date of Designation:
  01/Mar/1982
Last Redesignation:
  08/Sep/2018
Expiry:
  08/Sep/2022
Terms of Reference:
  1. To assist PAHO/WHO in promoting mental health in indigenous populations. 
  2. To collaborate with PAHO/WHO in the revision of the International Classification of Diseases (Chapter on Mental and Behavioral Disorders). 
  3. To support PAHO/WHO in promoting their action plans on dementia and ageing. 
  4. To collaborate with PAHO/WHO in developing novel models to improve access to, and quality of mental health care. 
  5. To support PAHO/WHO in integrating mental health into primary care settings. 
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Subjects:
  1. Mental health & neurosciences 
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Types of activity:
  1. Collection and collation of information 
  2. Organization of events (e.g. conferences; summits) 
  3. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
WHO Outputs:
  2.2.1 - Countries' capacity strengthened to develop and implement national policies, plans and informaiton systems in line with the comprehensive mental health action plan 2013–2020 and other governing body resolutions and action plans
  2.2.2 - Countries with technical capacity to develop integrated mental health services across the continuum of promotion, prevention, treatment and recovery
  2.2.3 - Expansion and strengthening of country strategies, systems and interventions for disorders due to alcohol and substance use enabled
Responsible Officer:
  CAYETANO Gregoria Claudina
Phone:
 
Email:
  cayetanoc@paho.org

Technical Counterpart:
  FUNK Michelle Karen
Phone:
 
Email:
  funkm@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork