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Sixty-second Meeting of the Regional Director with the WHO Representatives, Report of the meeting, WHO-SEARO, New Delhi, 16-19 November 2010.
World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia ( 2011-01 )
This report summarizes the background and major conclusions/action points of the agenda items discussed during the Sixty-second Meeting of the Regional Director with the WHO Representatives of the South-East Asia Region in November 2010, held in the Regional Office. The meeting had three major types of sessions. The first was to review the follow-up actions and highlights of some important meetings, i.e. the Sixty-first meeting of the Regional Director with WHO Representatives, held in November 2009, and the Twenty-eighth Meeting of Ministers of Health and Sixty-third Session of the WHO Regional Committee for South-East Asia, both held in September 2010 in Bangkok, Thailand, and also the outcome of the retreat of senior management with WRs, held on 15 November 2010. The second session was related to discussions on specific issues of importance. Presentations were made and discussions held on the following specific topics: Implementation of workplans for PB 2010-2011, including the future of financing for WHO and mid-term review; interim assessment of the Medium-Term Strategic Plan, 2008-2013; and operational planning for Programme Budget 2012-2013 including CCS mapping. In addition to the above, regional coordination and cooperation with other agencies within the UN system (UN ESCAP) and regional bodies (ASEAN, SAARC) were reviewed. Discussions on pandemic influenza preparedness, the Staff Development and Learning (SDL) programme and GSM, including country experience, were also held. The third session of the meeting was related to WRs’ individual meetings with technical programmes and technical units.