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SPA-43 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Mental Health Services Research and Training

Director / Head: 
  Prof. Jose Luis Ayuso-Mateos
 




Institution:
  Departamento de Psiquiatría, Facultad de Medicina
  Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Address:
  C/ Arzobispo Morcillo 4
  28029
  Madrid
Town:
  Madrid
Country:
  SPAIN
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  34 91 4972716
Fax:
  34 91 497 43 89
Date of Designation:
  15/Nov/2012
Last Redesignation:
  15/Nov/2012
Expiry:
  15/Nov/2016
Terms of Reference:
  1. To work with WHO on the implementation of the Mental Health Gap Action Programme (mhGAP) to scale up countries’ services for mental, neurological, and substance use disorders and conduct evaluation and research on theses activities 
  2. To work with WHO on the revision of ICD-10/Mental and Behavioural Disorders 
  3. To collaborate with WHO on the collection, collation and dissemination of information. In particular, data collection from population surveys that can be used to generate evidence-based policy in mental health. 
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Subjects:
  1. Mental health & neurosciences 
  2. Noncommunicable diseases other than those specifically mentioned 
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Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Training and education 
  3. Implementation of WHO programmes and activities at country level 
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: 3.6 - Guidance and support provided to Member States to improve the ability of their health and social systems to prevent and manage chronic noncommunicable diseases, mental and behavioural disorders, violence, injuries and disabilities together with visual impairment, including blindness.
Responsible Officer:
  SAXENA Shekhar
Phone:
  13625/14388
Email:
  saxenas@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  MUIJEN Matthijs Frederik
Phone:
  +45 45 33 67 84
Email:
  muijenm@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork