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Title: WHO Regional Committee for South-East Asia, 66th session
Authors: World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia
Place of publication: New Delhi
Language: English
Abstract: The Regional Committee for South-East Asia is WHO's decision-making body in the South-East Asia Region. It meets in September every year to review progress and regional implications of the World Health Assembly resolutions, with representation from all 11 Member States of the Region. This report summarizes the discussions of the Sixty-sixth Session of the Regional Committee held in the Regional Office, New Delhi, India, from 11 to 13 September 2013. At this session, the Committee discussed a number of public health issues important to the Region, such as universal health coverage, noncommunicable diseases, measles elimination, polio eradication, rational use of medicines, financing of research and development, International Health Regulations, and the WHO reform process. It adopted a number of resolutions on these issues. The Committee also nominated Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh as Regional Director for the Region from 1 February 2014.
Gov't Doc #: SEA/RC/66/25
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