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 and development, and more recently children and youth, and older persons. It is an invaluable tool for policy makers, planners, legislators and parliamentarians advocacy groups, NGOs and DPOs, researchers and academic, education and training centers. The MiNDbank holds over 4000 documents from over 170 countries with more to come. MiNDbank 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...
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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.
Financial support from the Governments of Spain and Brazil 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:
- Athena Institute, Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, VU University, Amsterdam
- The Chester M. Pierce, M.D. Division of Global Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
- Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto
- Centre for Mental Health Law and Policy, Indian Law Society (ILS)
- Mental Health Users Network of Zambia (MHUNZA)
- MindFreedom International
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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