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Ref.No. [Initiator]
ITA-38 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Mental Health and Service Evaluation

Director / Head: 
  Professor Corrado Barbui
 




Institution:
  Section of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, Department of Medicine and Public Health
  University of Verona
Address:
  Policlinico G.B. Piazzale L.A. Scuro
  I-37134
 
Town:
  Verona
Country:
  ITALY
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  +39 045 812 6418
Fax:
  +39 045 8027498
Date of Designation:
  01/Feb/1987
Last Redesignation:
  18/Nov/2017
Expiry:
  18/Nov/2021
Terms of Reference:
  1. To collaborate with WHO in the generation and review of evidence relevant to mental health promotion, prevention and treatment interventions.  
  2. To work with WHO on the update, implementation and evaluation of the Mental Health Gap Action Programme (mhGAP). 
  3. To support WHO in updating and analysing the new editions of the WHO’s Mental Health Atlas series. 
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Subjects:
  1. Mental health & neurosciences 
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Types of activity:
  1. Evaluation  
  2. Information dissemination 
  3. Research 
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: 3.3 - Improvements made in Member States’ capacity to collect, analyse, disseminate and use data on the magnitude, causes and consequences of chronic noncommunicable diseases, mental and neurological disorders, violence, injuries and disabilities together with visual impairment, including blindness.
Responsible Officer:
  DUA Tarun
Phone:
  +41 22 791 3059
Email:
  duat@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  SHEVKUN Elena
Phone:
  +4545336846
Email:
  shevkune@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork