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IND-95 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre on Substance Abuse

Director / Head: 
  Dr Rakesh Chadda
 




Institution:
  National Drug Dependence Treatment Centre
  All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
Address:
  Ansari Nagar
  110029
  Delhi
Town:
  New Delhi
Country:
  INDIA
Region:
  SEARO
Phone:
  91 11 26588223/26589787
Fax:
  911126588641/26588663
Date of Designation:
  10/Jan/2012
Last Redesignation:
  10/Jan/2016
Expiry:
  10/Jan/2020
Terms of Reference:
  1. Epidemiology of substance use and substance use disorders 
  2. Identification and management of substance use and substance use disorders 
  3. Improving coverage and quality of treatment for substance use disorders  
  4. Generating new research data and contributing to WHO global and regional information systems on alcohol and drugs 
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Subjects:
  1. Substance abuse (including alcohol & drugs) 
  2. Mental health & neurosciences 
  3. Injuries; violence & accident prevention 
Types of activity:
  1. Support WHO in the implementation of WHO programmes and activities at country level 
  2. Research 
  3. Coordination of activities carried out by several institutions (e.g. other WHO collaborating centres) 
WHO Outputs:
  2.2.3 - Expansion and strengthening of country strategies, systems and interventions for disorders due to alcohol and substance use enabled
  2.1.1 - Development of national multisectoral policies and plans for implementing interventions to prevent and control noncommunicable diseases facilitated
  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
Responsible Officer:
  POZNYAK Vladimir B.
Phone:
 
Email:
  poznyakv@who.int

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