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Ref.No. [Initiator]
POL-29 [EURO]
Status
Discontinued
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Resarch and Training in Mental Health

Director / Head: 
  Professor Danuta Ryglewicz
 




Institution:
  Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology
  Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology
Address:
  Sobieskiego 9
  02-957
 
Town:
  Warsaw
Country:
  POLAND
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  +4822-4582 706
Fax:
  +4822-6516561
Web Site:
  http://www.ipin.edu.pl
Date of Designation:
  25/May/2010
Last Redesignation:
  25/May/2010
Date of Discontinuation:
  03/Jun/2014
Terms of Reference:
  1. • assisting appropriate governmental agencies in formulating and implementing policies and programmes on mental health and substance abuse congruent with WHO policy 
  2. • carrying out research projects on mental health and substance abuse, with special emphasis on development of evidence-based policies and programmes 
  3. • training and education of professionals, other than psychiatrists, on mental health problems as well as on public health aspects of mental and substance abuse related disorders; training of mental health professionals in mental health promotion and user/carer empowerment 
  4. • consultations and exchange of information 
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Subjects:
  1. Mental health & neurosciences 
  2. Substance abuse (including alcohol & drugs) 
  3. Health promotion & education 
Types of activity:
  1. Implementation of WHO programmes and activities at country level 
  2. Research 
  3. Training and education 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 3.1 - Advocacy and support provided to increase political, financial and technical commitment in Member States in order to tackle chronic noncommunicable diseases, mental and behavioural disorders, violence, injuries and disabilities together with visual impairment, including blindness.
  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: 3.5 - 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:
  SHEVKUN Elena
Phone:
  +45 45 33 68 46
Email:
  shevkune@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  SAXENA Shekhar
Phone:
  13625/14388
Email:
  saxenas@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork