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Ref.No. [Initiator]
IRA-22 [EMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Mental Health

Director / Head: 
  Dr. Seyed.Kazem Malakouti
  Mahmoud Dehghani




Institution:
  School of Behavioural Sciences and Mental Health, Teheran Institute of Psychiatry
  Iran University of Medical Sciences
Address:
  No1 Shahid Mansuri St., Niayesh St., Sattarkhan Ave.
  1445613111
  Teheran
Town:
  Teheran
Country:
  IRAN (ISLAMIC REP.)
Region:
  EMRO
Phone:
  (98-21) 66513250
Fax:
  (98-21) 665 550200
Web Site:
  http://www.iums.ac.ir/
Date of Designation:
  03/Nov/1997
Last Redesignation:
  27/Jun/2016
Expiry:
  27/Jun/2020
Terms of Reference:
  1. Undertake and Promote implementation research in the area of  the integration of mental health into primary health care including  in  urban and peri urban settings, including Prevention of Suicide and alcohol and substance use disorders . (This is the previous term of reference with new modification)  
  2. Collaboration in scaling up mental health services and building the capacity of general health care personnel to deliver basic mental health services and intervention in line with the mhGAP initiative of WHO. (This is the new term of reference) 
  3. Collaboration with regional and global entities and organizations for raising political commitment and support for mental health with special emphasis on development of and involvement of the civil society organizations in line with the provisions of the mental health action plan 2013-2020 and the Regional framework for scaling up action on mental health 2016-2020. (This is the previous term of reference with new modification) 
  4. Support developments of models of care aimed at  scaling up delivery of mental health and substance use services in line with the provisions of the mental health action plan 2013-2020 and the Regional framework for scaling up action on mental health 2016. (This is the new term of reference) 
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Subjects:
  1. Mental health & neurosciences 
  2. Substance abuse (including alcohol & drugs) 
  3. Health systems research & development 
Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Evaluation  
  3. Training and education 
WHO Outputs:
  2.2.1 - Countries’ capacity strengthened to develop and implement national policies, plans and information systems in line with the comprehensive mental health action plan 2013–2020
  2.2.2 - Countries with technical capacity to develop integrated mental health services across the continuum of promotion, prevention, treatment and recovery
  2.2.3 - Expansion and strengthening of country strategies, systems and interventions for disorders caused by alcohol and other psychoactive substance use enabled
Responsible Officer:
  SAEED Khalid
Phone:
  +202 227 65368
Email:
  saeedk@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  SAXENA Shekhar
Phone:
  +41 22 791 3625
Email:
  saxenas@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork