Key issues and challenges arising out of the sixty-second world health assembly and the 124th and 125th sessions of the who executive board.
AbstractThe attached working paper highlights the most significant and relevant decisions and resolutions emanating from the Sixty-second World Health Assembly (held from 16-20 May 2009) as well as the 124th and 125th Sessions of the Executive Board (held from 19-27 January 2009 and on 23 May 2009 respectively). These decisions and resolutions are particularly relevant to the Member States of the WHO South-East Asia (SEA) Region, have obvious and immediate implications for them, and would merit follow-up action by both Member countries as well as WHO at the Regional Office and Country Office levels. The background of the selected decisions/resolutions, highlights from the main operative paragraphs of these selected decisions/resolutions, as well as the regional implications of each decision and/or resolution, as applicable, and actions proposed for Member States and WHO have been presented. The working paper is submitted for consideration by the High-Level Preparatory (HLP) Meeting for the Regional Committee, with particular reference to the regional implications and actions proposed to be taken towards implementation of the recommendations contained in the selected decisions/ resolutions. The HLP meeting may wish to consider the decisions/resolutions as relevant (details of these decisions/resolutions are provided in the Annexes to this paper). The views and recommendations of the HLP meeting will be submitted to the Sixty-second session of the Regional Committee for review and noting, as appropriate.
World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia. (2009). Key issues and challenges arising out of the sixty-second world health assembly and the 124th and 125th sessions of the who executive board.. New Delhi: WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia.. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/127743