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SWE-52 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Research, Methods Development and Training in Suicide Prevention

Director / Head: 
  Professor Danuta Wasserman
  Dr Vladimir Carli




Institution:
 
  National Swedish & Stockholm Centre for Suicide Research & Prevention of Mental Ill-Health (NASP)
Address:
  Granits vägen 4
  17177
  Solna
Town:
  Stockholm
Country:
  SWEDEN
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  +46 8 5248 6937
Fax:
  +46 8 755 7627
Date of Designation:
  22/Dec/1997
Last Redesignation:
  14/Jul/2012
Expiry:
  14/Jul/2016
Terms of Reference:
  1. 1. Research on suicide & prevention of mental ill-health. 
  2. 2. Development & evaluation of new methods of suicide prevention. 
  3. 3. Epidemiological monitoring. 
  4. 4. Educational activities in suicidology & suicide prevention. 
  5. 5. Information to professionals, politicians, administration & the public. 
  6. 6. Creation of suicide prevention networks. 
  7. 7. Examples of best practice in the field of prevention of suicide and mental ill-health 
  8. Event organiser for WHO conferences National and International expert advisor on the prevention of mental ill health and suicide, and suicidology  
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Subjects:
  1. Mental health & neurosciences 
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Types of activity:
  1. Collection and collation of information 
  2. Coordination of activities carried out by several institutions (e.g. other WHO collaborating centres) 
  3. Providing technical advise to WHO 
WHO Outputs:
  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: 3.5 - 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:
  FLEISCHMANN Alexandra
Phone:
  +41 22 79 13444

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