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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 Professor Driss Moussaoui
 




Institution:
  Psychiatric Centre
  Ibn Rushd University
Address:
  Rue Tarik Ibn Ziad
  20000
 
Town:
  Casablanca
Country:
  MOROCCO
Region:
  EMRO
Phone:
  (212] 6 61 15 19 46
Fax:
  (212-22) 5 26 21 39
Web Site:
 
Date of Designation:
  01/Oct/1992
Last Redesignation:
  01/May/2013
Expiry:
  01/May/2017
Terms of Reference:
  1. Development of a common language in the field of mental health including the development of classifications & diagnostic procedures suitable for use at different levels of the health care system and the support of the national policies and strategies development in line with the Regional and Global action plan on Mental health 
  2. Research coordination & stimulation to develop & standardize research methods suitable for the investigation of mental & neurological disorders, & promote their uniform use. 
  3. Studies on disease markers, risk factors & early developmental precursors of mental disorders in culturally & ecologically contrasting populations, with a view to their prevention. 
  4. 4. Development & dissemination of knowledge of ways to prevent or manage social & health problems arising in connection with mental disorders & impairments. 
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Subjects:
  1. Mental health & neurosciences 
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Types of activity:
  1. Collection; collation and dissemination of information 
  2. Research 
  3. Training and education 
WHO Outputs:
  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: 3.4 - 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
Responsible Officer:
  SAEED Khalid
Phone:
  0020222765368
Email:
  saeedk@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