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NIE-19 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Research & Training in Mental Health, Neurosciences & Drug & Alcohol Abuse

Director / Head: 
  Professor Oye Gureje
 




Institution:
  Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine
  University of Ibadan
Address:
  University College Hospital, PMB 5116
 
  Oyo
Town:
  Ibadan
Country:
  NIGERIA
Region:
  AFRO
Phone:
  (234-2) 2410 146
Fax:
  (234-2) 2410 489
Web Site:
  uchib@infoweb.abs.net
Date of Designation:
  24/Jul/1994
Last Redesignation:
  16/Oct/2012
Expiry:
  16/Oct/2016
Terms of Reference:
  1. Provide technical assistance towards the Revision of ICD Chapter on Mental and Behavioural Disorders 
  2. Provide technical assistance and contribute to smooth implementation of mhGAP in Nigeria. 
  3. Technically assist in the area of child and adolescent mental health and contribute to the relevant mhGAP process of evidence review and updating the recommendations 
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Subjects:
  1. Mental health & neurosciences 
  2. Substance abuse (including alcohol & drugs) 
  3. Classifications of diseases 
Types of activity:
  1. Implementation of WHO programmes and activities at country level 
  2. Research 
  3. Training and education 
WHO Outputs:
  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
  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: 6.4 - Evidence-based and ethical policies, strategies, recommendations, standards and guidelines developed, and technical support provided to Member States with a high or increasing burden of disease or death associated with alcohol, drugs and other psychoactive substance use, enabling them to strengthen institutions in order to combat or prevent the public health problems concerned.
Responsible Officer:
  CHISHOLM Daniel Hugh
Phone:
  +41 22 79 14938
Email:
  chisholmd@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  NKOMO Sebastiana Dos A K T Da Gama
Phone:
  +4721439722
Email:
  nkomos@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork