WHO Regional Committee for South-East Asia: report of the sixty-ninth session, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 5-9 September 2016
AbstractThe Regional Committee for South-East Asia is the World Health Organization’s governing body in the South-East Asia Region, with representation from all 11 Member States of the Region. It meets in September every year to review progress in health development in the Region as well as to consider the regional implications of the World Health Assembly resolutions, among others. This report summarizes the discussions of the Sixty-ninth Session of the Regional Committee held in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on 5–9 September 2016. At this session, the Committee reviewed and discussed a number of public health issues important to the Region, such as the Sustainable Development Goals, addressing noncommunicable diseases at the primary health care level, neglected tropical diseases, migration and health, and International Health Regulations post-2016, among others. The Committee adopted a number of resolutions on selected issues.
Regional Office for South-East Asia, World Health Organization. (2017). WHO Regional Committee for South-East Asia: report of the sixty-ninth session, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 5-9 September 2016. WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/253957