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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/2016
Expiry:
  16/Oct/2020
Terms of Reference:
  1. Provide technical assistance towards the Revision of the ICD Chapter on Mental and Behavioral Disorders. This will be done in close collaboration with the Senior Project Officer for the Revision exercise and other participating WHO Collaborating Centers. 
  2. Provide technical assistance towards the implementation of the Mental Health Gap Programme (mhGAP) in the sub-region. In implementing this TOR, the Center will work with the WHO Headquarters, the Regional Office as well as the relevant WHO Country Offices. 
  3. Provide technical support to countries in the sub-region to develop and strengthen their health systems. The activities under this TOR will be designed and implemented in partnership with the relevant WHO Country Offices.  
  4. Contribute to the implementation of the WHO Comprehensive Mental Health Action Plan 2013-2020. This TOR will be implemented in alignment with the Regional work plan developed by the WHO Regional Office.  
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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:
  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:
  CHISHOLM Daniel Hugh
Phone:
  +41 22 791 4938
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