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Status
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Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Surveillance and Research in Suicide Prevention

Director / Head: 
  Professor Ella Arensman
  Dr Eileen Williamson




Institution:
  Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
  National Suicide Research Foundation
Address:
  University College Cork, 4.28 Western Gateway Building
  NA
  County Cork
Town:
  Cork
Country:
  IRELAND
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  +353214205551
Fax:
 
Web Site:
  http://www.nsrf.ie
Date of Designation:
  17/Dec/2015
Last Redesignation:
  17/Dec/2015
Expiry:
  17/Dec/2019
Terms of Reference:
  1. Development and implementation of surveillance systems of suicide and suicide attempts. 
  2. Implementation and evaluation of national suicide prevention programmes. 
  3. Training and education in suicide and suicide attempt surveillance, research and prevention. 
  4. Increasing awareness of suicide prevention among governments, stakeholders and the general public. 
  5. Providing advice and sharing resources in suicide research and prevention with countries globally. 
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Subjects:
  1. Mental health & neurosciences 
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Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Evaluation  
  3. Providing technical advise to WHO 
WHO Outputs:
  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
  2.2.2 - Mental health promotion, prevention, treatment and recovery services improved through advocacy, better guidance and tools on integrated mental health services
 
Responsible Officer:
  FLEISCHMANN Alexandra
Phone:
  +41 22 791 3444

Technical Counterpart:
  CHISHOLM Daniel Hugh
Phone:
  +41 22 791 4938
Email:
  chisholmd@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork