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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/2014
Expiry:
  08/Sep/2018
Terms of Reference:
  1. Assisting the PAHO/WHO in integrating mental health into primary care settings 
  2. Assisting the PAHO/WHO in bridging the integration of mental health and non-communicable diseases in primary care settings as mutually enhancing perspectives.  
  3. Assisting the PAHO/WHO in Promoting Mental Health in Indigenous Populations 
  4. Assisting the PAHO/WHO in integrating input from MH service users into the revision of the ICD-11 (Mental and Behavioral Disorders) 
  5. Assisting the PAHO/WHO in scaling up MH capacity building in Haiti 
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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 to develop and implement national policies and plans in line with the 2013–2020 global mental health action plan strengthened
  2.2.2 - Mental health promotion, prevention, treatment and recovery services improved through advocacy, better guidance and tools on integrated mental health services
  2.2.3 - Expansion and strengthening of country strategies, systems and interventions for disorders due to alcohol and substance use enabled
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