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Ref.No. [Initiator]
KOR-27 [WPRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Community Mental Health

Director / Head: 
  Dr Tae-Yeon Hwang
 




Institution:
  Department of Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Community Mental Health
  Yongin Mental Hospital
Address:
  4 Sangha Dong, Giheung Gu
  446-769
  Gyeonggi Province
Town:
  Yong-in City
Country:
  REPUBLIC OF KOREA
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  (82-31) 288 0233
Fax:
  (82-31) 288 0363
Date of Designation:
  15/Apr/2003
Last Redesignation:
  03/Aug/2011
Expiry:
  03/Aug/2015
Terms of Reference:
  1. 1. To Assist WHO in developing community based psychosocial rehabilitation 
  2. 2. To Support to capacity building in psychosocial rehabilitation for WPRO member countries 
  3. 3. To Translate and disseminate WHO publications on mental health policy and services 
  4. 4. To Participate in WHO regional initiative on suicide prevention and contribute to important evidence on what works to inform mental health programs in the Region 
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Subjects:
  1. Mental health & neurosciences 
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Types of activity:
  1. Training and education 
  2. Implementation of WHO programmes and activities at country level 
  3. Providing technical advise to WHO 
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: 3.4 - 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.
 
Responsible Officer:
  WANG Xiangdong
Phone:
  +63 2 5289858
Email:
  wangx@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  FUNK Michelle Karen
Phone:
  13855/13917
Email:
  funkm@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork