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Ref.No. [Initiator]
CAN-32 [Headquarters]
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/2010
Expiry:
  08/Sep/2014
Terms of Reference:
  1. Assisting the PAHO/WHO in the development of mental health policy and action plans. 
  2. Assisting the PAHO/WHO in integrating mental health issues into the workforce. 
  3. Assisting the PAHO/WHO in training health personnel in mental health issues. 
  4. Assisting the PAHO/WHO in integrating mental health into primary care. 
  5. Assisting the PAHO/WHO in promoting the mental health components of emergencies and disasters. 
  6. Assisting the PAHO/WHO in setting up, strengthening and disseminating research regarding mental health issues. 
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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:
  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.
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  FUNK Michelle Karen
Phone:
  13855/13917
Email:
  funkm@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  RODRIGUEZ Jorge Jacinto
Phone:
  1-202-974-3330
Email:
  rodrigjo@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork