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Ref.No. [Initiator]
CAN-63 [AMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Mental Health Training and Policy

Director / Head: 
  Dr. Stan Kutcher
 




Institution:
  International Section Department of Psychiatry
  Dalhousie University
Address:
  5909 Veterans Memorial Lane, 8th Floor AJLB
  B3H 2E2
  Nova Scotia
Town:
  Halifax
Country:
  CANADA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  (1-902) 470 6598
Fax:
  (1-902) 492 0383
Date of Designation:
  20/Sep/2005
Last Redesignation:
  29/Aug/2015
Expiry:
  29/Aug/2017
Terms of Reference:
  1. Assist PAHO/WHO in providing technical cooperation to Latin American and Caribbean countries in the field of Child and Youth Mental Health, especially in Primary Care and school settings.  
  2. Continue to participate in a Network of the Canadian WHO/PAHO Collaborating Centers in Mental Health. 
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Subjects:
  1. Mental health & neurosciences 
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Types of activity:
  1. Training and education 
  2. Implementation of WHO programmes and activities at country level 
  3. Outbreaks and emergencies 
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: 3.5 - Guidance and support provided to Member States for the preparation and implementation of multisectoral, population-wide programmes to promote mental health and to prevent mental and behavioural disorders, violence and injuries, together with hearing and visual impairment, including blindness
  Ower: 3.1 - Advocacy and support provided to increase political, financial and technical commitment in Member States in order to tackle chronic noncommunicable diseases, mental and behavioural disorders, violence, injuries and disabilities together with visual impairment, including blindness.
Responsible Officer:
  KESTEL Devora Lillia
Phone:
  +1 43023
Email:
  kesteld@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  FUNK Michelle Karen
Phone:
  13855/13917
Email:
  funkm@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork