|Title:||SEA/RC67/26 - UNICEF/UNDP/World Bank/WHO Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases: Joint Coordinating Board (JCB) – Report on attendance at JCB in 2014 and nomination of a member in place of Nepal whose term expires on 31 December 2014|
|Authors:||World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia|
|Publisher:||WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia|
|Place of publication:||New Delhi|
|Abstract:||The Joint Coordinating Board (JCB) of the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases Research (TDR) acts as the governing body of the Special Programme and is responsible for its overall policy and strategy. This paper describes the background and composition of JCB TDR. At present, there are two Member States from the South-East Asia Region (India and Thailand) that are members of JCB under paragraph 2.2.1 until 31 December 2017. The term of Nepal under paragraph 2.2.2 will expire on 31 December 2014. The Sixty-seventh Regional Committee for South-East Asia needs to nominate a member for a four-year period from 1 January 2015. Presently, there is no representation from the SEA Region for JCB membership under paragraph 2.2.3. The High-Level Preparatory (HLP) Meeting held in the Regional Office in New Delhi from 14 to 17 July 2014 reviewed the attached report on attendance at JCB in 2014 and made the following recommendation: Action by Member States (1) The HLP Meeting proposed to the Sixty-seventh Session of the Regional Committee for consideration that Maldives should be nominated from the SEA Region in the JCB for 2015–2018 in place of Nepal, whose term expires in December 2014. The report on attendance at JCB in 2014 and the HLP recommendation are submitted to the Sixty-seventh Session of the Regional Committee for its consideration.|
|Gov't Doc #:||SEA/RC67/26|
|Appears in Collections:||Regional Committee Meeting 67 Dhaka, Bangladesh, 10-12 September 2014|
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