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Ref.No. [Initiator]
MOR-9 [EMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Mental Health

Director / Head: 
  Professor Mohamed Agoub
  Professor Omar battas




Institution:
  Psychiatric Centre
  Ibn Rushd University
Address:
  Rue Tarik Ibn Ziad
  20100
 
Town:
  Casablanca
Country:
  MOROCCO
Region:
  EMRO
Phone:
  (212] 6 63 67 99 36
Fax:
  (212-22) 5 26 21 39
Web Site:
 
Date of Designation:
  01/Oct/1992
Last Redesignation:
  01/May/2017
Expiry:
  01/May/2021
Terms of Reference:
  1. Development of models of mental health care and substance abuse prevention, treatment and rehabilitation relevant to the national needs specially in the french speaking countries  
  2. To contribute towards enhancing the national and regional capacities for provision of evidence based community based care for mental and substance use disorders in line with the global action plan 2013-2020 and the Regional Framework for scaling up mental health utilizing the Mental Health Gap Action Programme (mhGAP) tools and instruments  
  3. To contribute towards development of cost-effective, feasible and affordable preventive interventions in the field of mental and substance abuse disorders and conduct evaluation and research on these activities nationally and regionally  
  4. Collaboration with regional and global entities and organizations for raising political commitment and support for mental health with special emphasis on development of and involvement of the civil society organizations in line with the provisions of the mental health action plan 2013-2020 and the Regional framework for scaling up action on mental health 2016-2020. 
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Subjects:
  1. Mental health & neurosciences 
  2. Tuberculosis 
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Types of activity:
  1. Collection and collation of information 
  2. Research 
  3. Training and education 
WHO Outputs:
  2.2.1 - Countries’ capacity strengthened to develop and implement national policies, plans and information systems in line with the comprehensive mental health action plan 2013–2020
  2.2.2 - Countries with technical capacity to develop integrated mental health services across the continuum of promotion, prevention, treatment and recovery
  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:
  SAEED Khalid
Phone:
  +202 227 65368
Email:
  saeedk@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  FUNK Michelle Karen
Phone:
  +41 22 791 3855
Email:
  funkm@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork