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Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Research, Training and Treatment in Epilepsy

Director / Head: 
  Mr Jean Willem Barzilay
 




Institution:
 
  The Special Epilepsy Centre in the Netherlands - Stichting Epilepsie Instellingen Nederland (SEIN)
Address:
  Achterweg 5
  NL-2103 SW
 
Town:
  Heemstede
Country:
  NETHERLANDS
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  +31-23 55 88 412
Fax:
  +31 23 55 88 409
Web Site:
  http://www.sein.nl
Date of Designation:
  14/Oct/2004
Last Redesignation:
  15/Dec/2012
Expiry:
  15/Dec/2016
Terms of Reference:
  1. Assist WHO in developing and implementing comprehensive model of epilepsy care  
  2. Contribute to WHO’s implementation of Mental Health Gap Action Programme (mhGAP)  
  3. In consultation with WHO, conduct research to improve public health information in the area of epilepsy  
  4. In consultation with WHO, improve education of health and other professionals in the area of epilepsy care  
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Subjects:
  1. Mental health & neurosciences 
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Types of activity:
  1. Collection and collation of information 
  2. Implementation of WHO programmes and activities at country level 
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WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 3.2 - Guidance and support provided to Member States for the development and implementation of policies, strategies and regulations in respect 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.
 
Responsible Officer:
  DUA Tarun
Phone:
  +41 22 79 13059
Email:
  duat@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