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Ref.No. [Initiator]
ITA-40 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Research & Training in Mental Health

Director / Head: 
  Prof. Mario MAJ
 




Institution:
  Department of Psychiatry
  University of Naples
Address:
  Largo Madonna delle Grazie
  I-80138
 
Town:
  Naples
Country:
  ITALY
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  (39-081) 566 65 02
Fax:
  (39-081) 566 65 23
Web Site:
 
Date of Designation:
  01/Feb/1987
Last Redesignation:
  24/Jul/2013
Expiry:
  24/Jul/2017
Terms of Reference:
  1. To participate in collaborative research developed under the Organization's leadership; this will involve planning, conducting, monitoring & evaluating studies, as well as promoting the application of the results of research. 
  2. To plan, organize and conduct, jointly with WHO, training activities such as courses & seminars, & of information exchange, such as scientific meetings related to WHO's mental health programme. 
  3. To collect, collate & disseminate, as agreed with WHO, scientific information on selected topics, as well as providing expert comments & advice on various draft documents circulated by WHO. 
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Subjects:
  1. Mental health & neurosciences 
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Types of activity:
  1. Information dissemination 
  2. Provision of reference substances and other services 
  3. Research 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 3.1 - Advocacy and support provided to increase political, financial and technical commitment in Member States in order to tackle chronic noncommunicable diseases, mental and behavioural disorders, violence, injuries and disabilities together with 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.
  Ower: 3.6 - Guidance and support provided to Member States to improve the ability of their health and social systems to prevent and manage chronic noncommunicable diseases, mental and behavioural disorders, violence, injuries and disabilities together with visual impairment, including blindness.
Responsible Officer:
  SAXENA Shekhar
Phone:
  13625/14388
Email:
  saxenas@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  SHEVKUN Elena
Phone:
  +45 45 33 68 46
Email:
  shevkune@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork