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JPN-57 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training on Alcohol-Related Problems

Director / Head: 
  Dr Higuchi Susumu
 




Institution:
 
  Kurihama Medical and Addiction Center, National Hospital Organization
Address:
  5-3-1 Nobi
  239-0841
  Kanagawa
Town:
  Kanagawa
Country:
  JAPAN
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  (81-46) 848 1550
Fax:
  (81-46) 849 7743
Date of Designation:
  04/Jan/1989
Last Redesignation:
  09/Oct/2016
Expiry:
  09/Oct/2020
Terms of Reference:
  1. Field testing of draft ICD-11 disorders due to substance use and addictive behaviours in Japan and dissemination of its results 
  2. Support WHO in developing technical activities on gaming disorder and other disorders due to addictive behaviours.  
  3. Support of implementation of the Global strategy to reduce the harmful use of alcohol in Japan and the region 
  4. Participation in WHO technical activities on prevention and treatment of disorders due to psychoactive substance use 
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Subjects:
  1. Substance abuse (including alcohol & drugs) 
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Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Training and education 
  3. Standardization of terminology and nomenclature 
WHO Outputs:
  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:
  POZNYAK Vladimir B.
Phone:
  +41 22 791 4307
Email:
  poznyakv@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  SHIN Hai-Rim
Phone:
  +63 2 5289860
Email:
  shinh@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork