|Title:||SEA/RC61/28 - Pandemic influenza preparedness: sharing of influenza viruses and access to vaccines and other benefits|
|Authors:||World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia|
|Publisher:||WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia|
|Place of publication:||New Delhi: WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia|
|Abstract:||This paper was discussed during the meeting of the Advisory Committee (ACM) held in SEARO, New Delhi, from 30 June to 3 July 2008. The ACM had decided to add this topic to the agenda of the ACM; moreover, it recommended that the topic also be added to the agenda of the Sixty-first Session of the WHO Regional Committee for South-East Asia. The ACM made the following recommendations: Action by Member States Review the “Chair’s text” and provide comments to the chair of the Intergovernmental Meeting by 27 July 2008. Action by WHO/SEARO (1) Provide Member countries inputs on technical implications in the “Chair’s text”; (2) Facilitate collaboration, if possible, on reaching a regional stand on the “Chair’s text” through a consultative meeting; and (3) To include in the agenda of the Sixty-first Session of the Regional Committee an item on pandemic influenza preparedness and the progress of the intergovernmental meeting.|
|Gov't Doc #:||SEA/RC61/28|
|Appears in Collections:||Regional Committee Meeting 61 New Delhi, India, 8 - 11 September 2008|
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