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IND-76 [SEARO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Mental Health Research and Training

Director / Head: 
  Dr R. Thara
 




Institution:
 
  Schizophrenia Research Foundation (SCARF)
Address:
  R / 7A, North Main Road, West Anna Nagar Extension
  600101
  Tamil Nadu
Town:
  Chennai
Country:
  INDIA
Region:
  SEARO
Phone:
  (91-44) 2615 3971 / 2615 1073
Fax:
  (91-44) 4353 8110
Date of Designation:
  26/Nov/1996
Last Redesignation:
  10/Mar/2017
Expiry:
  10/Mar/2021
Terms of Reference:
  1. To collaborate with WHO in developing models of care for dementia in low and middle income countries 
  2. To assist WHO develop appropriate research instruments and tools in mental health in WHO SEA Region. 
  3. To collaborate with WHO in capacity building in mental health in WHO SEA Region 
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Subjects:
  1. Mental health & neurosciences 
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Types of activity:
  1. Training and education 
  2. Research 
  3. Others 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 4.1 - Support provided to Member States to formulate a comprehensive policy, plan and strategy for scaling up towards universal access to effective interventions in collaboration with other programmes, paying attention to reducing gender inequality and health inequities, providing a continuum of care throughout the life course, integrating service delivery across different levels of the health system and strengthening coordination with civil society and the private sector.
  Ower: 2.1 - Guidelines, policy, strategy and other tools developed for prevention of, and treatment and care for patients with, HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, including innovative approaches for increasing coverage of the interventions among poor people, and hard-to-reach and vulnerable populations.
 
Responsible Officer:
  ANWAR Nazneen
Phone:
 
Email:
  anwarna@who.int

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