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SWI-54 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  Centre collaborateur de l'OMS pour la Recherche et la Formation en Santé mentale

Director / Head: 
  Dr Emiliano ALBANESE
 




Institution:
  Unité de Recherche clinique et sociologique, Département de Psychiatrie
  Université de Genève
Address:
  Rue du Grand – Pré 70 C
  1202
  Geneva
Town:
  Geneva
Country:
  SWITZERLAND
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  (41-22) 372 5554
Fax:
  (41-22) 372 5770
Date of Designation:
  13/Mar/1998
Last Redesignation:
  05/Oct/2017
Expiry:
  05/Oct/2021
Terms of Reference:
  1. Provide technical contribution and support to WHO research, training and technical tools development activities in the areas of mental health, clinical psychopharmacology and substance abuse. 
  2. Collect, compile and disseminate, in collaboration with WHO, information on mental health and substance abuse. 
  3. Plan, organize and implement education and training activities in the area of mental health and substance abuse in accordance with WHO strategies and action plans.  
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Subjects:
  1. Mental health & neurosciences 
  2. Substance abuse (including alcohol & drugs) 
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Types of activity:
  1. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
  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:
  POZNYAK Vladimir B.
Phone:
  +41 22 791 4307
Email:
  poznyakv@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  MOLLER Lars Fodgaard
Phone:
  +4545336780
Email:
  mollerl@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork