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Title: SEA/RC69/24: UNICEF/UNDP/World Bank/WHO Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases: Joint Coordinating Board (JCB) – Report on attendance at JCB in 2016
Authors: Regional Office for South-East Asia, World Health Organization
Issue Date: Jul-2016
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 Working Paper describes the background and composition of the JCB TDR. At present, Maldives represents the WHO South-East Asia Region under paragraph 2.2.2 of the memorandum of understanding until 31 December 2018, and there are two Member States from the Region (India and Thailand) who represent a joint constituency and are members of JCB under paragraph 2.2.1 until 31 December 2017. The Seventy-first session of the WHO Regional Committee for South-East Asia in 2018 will be required to take a decision on the regional membership for a four-year period from 2019 onwards to step in for Maldives. Currently, there is no representation from the SEA Region for JCB membership under paragraph 2.2.3. The Thirty-ninth session of the Joint Coordinating Board for TDR (JCB TDR) was held at WHO headquarters in Geneva on 21–22 June 2016. Recommendations  The HLP Meeting recommended that the report be submitted to the Sixty-ninth Session of the Regional Committee for noting.
Appears in Collections:Regional Committee Meeting 69 Colombo, Sri-Lanka, 5-9 September 2016

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