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FIN-34 [EURO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Mental Health Promotion, Prevention and Policy

Director / Head: 
  Director Pia Solin
 




Institution:
  Health and Social Services, Mental Health
  National Institute for Health Welfare
Address:
  P.O.Box 30
  FIN-00271
 
Town:
  Helsinki
Country:
  FINLAND
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  (358) 29 524 7332
Fax:
  (358) 206107155
Date of Designation:
  10/Jun/2005
Last Redesignation:
  23/Jul/2013
Expiry:
  23/Jul/2017
Terms of Reference:
  1. To contribute to WHO's work in the development of evidence-based mental health promotion and prevention tools / guidance and their dissemination. 
  2. To assist WHO in the implementation of the European mental health action plan with focus on policies development and patients' empowerment. 
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Subjects:
  1. Mental health & neurosciences 
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Types of activity:
  1. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
  2. Information dissemination 
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WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 3.4 - Improved evidence compiled by WHO on the cost-effectiveness of interventions to tackle chronic noncommunicable diseases, mental and neurological and substance-use 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: 3.2 - 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:
  SHEVKUN Elena
Phone:
  +45 45 33 68 46
Email:
  shevkune@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  SAXENA Shekhar
Phone:
  13625/14388
Email:
  saxenas@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork