WHO MiNDbank: More Inclusiveness Needed in Disability and Development

A database of resources covering mental health, substance abuse, disability, general health, human rights and development


WHO MiNDbank is an online platform providing quick and easy access to international resources and national/regional level policies, strategies, laws and service standards for mental health, substance abuse, disability, general health, NCDs, human rights, development, children and youth, and older persons.  Since its creation in 2014, MindBank has become an essential tool for supporting the work of policymakers, advocacy groups, academics and researchers. As a tool for advocacy, it allows people to identify the current situation, potential gaps in laws and policies as well as example of innovative policies and strategies, to develop effective actions and messages at the national and international level.  MiNDbank, which currently includes around 7500 resources, has been made possible thanks to the collective efforts of WHO Member States in sharing their national resources, with a view to achieving better health and human rights outcomes for all.  Read more...

Latest MiNDbank News

16 May 2019 | Thank you to Mr Ahmed Bin Sulayem for his generous contribution towards ensuring, through WHO MiNDbank, that people everywhere have access to key national and international resources around mental health and related areas. | More...

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How to Support WHO MiNDbank

As a collaborative project, WHO MiNDbank is dependent on the financial and in-kind contributions from organisations and individuals around the world. Find out more about supporting or contributing to WHO MiNDbank.

The financial support of Mr Ahmed Bin Sulayem and CBM is gratefully acknowledged.

The work of WHO MiNDbank contributors is also appreciated and valued.




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WHO MiNDbank Partners

WHO MiNDbank is a collaboration between the World Health Organization and:

Key Policy and Service Resources


Mental Health Policy and Service Development, Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, WHO

  • Dr Michelle Funk, Coordinator
  • Ms Natalie Drew, Technical Officer
  • Ms Patricia Robertson, Administrative Assistant

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