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A72/1 Rev.1
Agenda

A72/1 Add.1
Proposal for supplementary agenda item

A72/2
Report of the Executive Board on its 143rd and 144th sessions

A72/3
Address by Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General

A72/4
Proposed programme budget 2020–2021

A72/5
Proposed programme budget 2020–2021
Thirteenth General Programme of Work, 2019-2023
WHO Impact Framework

A72/6
Public health emergencies: preparedness and response
Report of the Independent Oversight and Advisory Committee for the WHO Health Emergencies Programme

A72/7
Public health emergencies: preparedness and response
WHO’s work in health emergencies

A72/8
Public health emergencies: preparedness and response
International Health Regulations (2005)
Annual report on the implementation of the International Health Regulations (2005)

A72/9
Polio
Eradication

A72/10
Polio
Transition

A72/11 Rev.1
Implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

A72/12
Universal health coverage
Primary health care towards universal health coverage

A72/13
Universal health coverage
Community health workers delivering primary health care: opportunities and challenges

A72/14
Universal health coverage
Preparation for the high-level meeting of the United Nations General Assembly on universal health coverage

A72/15
Health, environment and climate change
Draft WHO global strategy on health, environment and climate change: the transformation needed to improve lives and well-being sustainably through healthy environments

A72/16
Health, environment and climate change
Draft plan of action on climate change and health in small island developing States

A72/17
Access to medicines and vaccines

A72/18
Follow-up to the high-level meetings of the United Nations General Assembly on health-related issues
Antimicrobial resistance

A72/19
Follow-up to the high-level meetings of the United Nations General Assembly on health-related issues
Prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases

A72/20
Follow-up to the high-level meetings of the United Nations General Assembly on health-related issues
Ending tuberculosis

A72/21
Pandemic Influenza Preparedness Framework for the sharing of influenza viruses and access to vaccines and other benefits
Implementation of decision WHA71(11) (2018)

A72/21 Add.1
Pandemic Influenza Preparedness Framework for the sharing of influenza viruses and access to vaccines and other benefits
Implementation of decision WHA71(11) (2018)

A72/22
Member State mechanism on substandard and falsified medical products

A72/23
Human resources for health
WHO Global Code of Practice on the International Recruitment of Health Personnel: third round of national reporting

A72/24
Human resources for health
Global strategy on human resources for health: workforce 2030

A72/25 Rev.1
Promoting the health of refugees and migrants
Draft global action plan, 2019–2023

A72/26
Patient safety
Global action on patient safety

A72/27
Patient safety
Water, sanitation and hygiene in health care facilities

A72/28
Smallpox eradication: destruction of variola virus stocks

A72/29
Eleventh revision of the International Classification of Diseases

A72/29 Add.1
Eleventh revision of the International Classification of Diseases

A72/30
Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health (2016–2030)

A72/31
Emergency and trauma care
Emergency care systems for universal health coverage: ensuring timely care for the acutely ill and injured

A72/32
The public health implications of implementation of the Nagoya Protocol

A72/33
Health conditions in the occupied Palestinian territory, including east Jerusalem, and in the occupied Syrian Golan

A72/34
Overview of financial situation: Programme budget 2018–2019

A72/35
WHO Results Report
Programme Budget 2018-2019
Mid-Term Review

A72/36
Audited Financial Statements for the year ended 31 December 2018

A72/37
Status of collection of assessed contributions, including Member States in arrears in the payment of their contributions to an extent that would justify invoking Article 7 of the Constitution

A72/38
Scale of assessments for 2020–2021

A72/39
Report of the External Auditor

A72/40
Report of the Internal Auditor

A72/41
External and internal audit recommendations: progress on implementation

A72/42
Appointment of the External Auditor

A72/43
Human resources: annual report

A72/44
Report of the International Civil Service Commission

A72/45
Amendments to the Staff Regulations and Staff Rules

A72/46
Appointment of representatives to the WHO Staff Pension Committee

A72/47
Report of the United Nations Joint Staff Pension Board

A72/48
WHO reform processes, including the transformation agenda, and implementation of United Nations development system reform
The WHO transformation agenda

A72/49
WHO reform processes, including the transformation agenda, and implementation of United Nations development system reform
Reform of the United Nations development system and implications for WHO

A72/50
WHO reform processes, including the transformation agenda, and implementation of United Nations development system reform
WHO reform

A72/51
WHO reform processes, including the transformation agenda, and implementation of United Nations development system reform
Report of the Executive Board Chairperson on the outcome of the informal consultation on governance reform

A72/52
WHO reform processes, including the transformation agenda, and implementation of United Nations development system reform
WHO reform: governance

A72/53
Multilingualism

A72/54 Rev.1
2020: International Year of Nursing and Midwifery

A72/54 Rev.1 Add.1
Financial and administrative implications for the Secretariat of decisions proposed for adoption by the Health Assembly

A72/55 Rev.1
World Chagas Disease Day

A72/55 Rev.1 Add.1
Financial and administrative implications for the Secretariat of decisions proposed for adoption by the Health Assembly

A72/57
Strengthening synergies between the World Health Assembly and the Conference of the Parties to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

A72/58
Outcome of the Second International Conference on Nutrition

A72/59
Progress reports

A72/60 Rev.1
Special arrangements for settlement of arrears
Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

A72/61
Special arrangements for settlement of arrears
Central African Republic

A72/62
Overview of financial situation: Programme budget 2018–2019
WHO programmatic and financial reports for 2018–2019, including audited financial statements for 2018
Report of the Programme, Budget and Administration Committee of the Executive Board to the Seventy-second World Health Assembly

A72/63
Proposed programme budget 2020–2021
Report of the Programme, Budget and Administration Committee of the Executive Board to the Seventy-second World Health Assembly

A72/64
WHO reform processes, including the transformation agenda, and implementation of United Nations development system reform
Report of the Programme, Budget and Administration Committee of the Executive Board to the Seventy-second World Health Assembly

A72/65
Human resources: annual report
Report of the Programme, Budget and Administration Committee of the Executive Board to the Seventy-second World Health Assembly

A72/66
Status of collection of assessed contributions, including Member States in arrears in the payment of their contributions to an extent that would justify invoking Article 7 of the Constitution
Special arrangements for settlement of arrears
Report of the Programme, Budget and Administration Committee of the Executive Board to the Seventy-second World Health Assembly

A72/67
Report of the External Auditor
Report of the Internal Auditor
External and internal audit recommendations: progress on implementation
Report of the Programme, Budget and Administration Committee of the Executive Board to the Seventy-second World Health Assembly

A72/68
Committee on credentials

A72/69
First report of Committee A

A72/70
Second report of Committee A
(Draft)

A72/71
First report of Committee B
(Draft)

A72/72
Election of Members entitled to designate a person to serve on the Executive Board

A72/73
Second report of Committee B
(Draft)

A72/74
Third report of Committee A
(Draft)

A72/75
Third report of Committee B
(Draft)

A72/76
Fourth report of Committee A
(Draft)

A72/77
Fourth report of Committee B
(Draft)

A72/78
Fifth report of Committee A
(Draft)

A72/79
Sixth report of Committee A
(Draft)

A72/80
Seventh report of Committee A
(Draft)



Information documents
A72/INF./1
Awards

A72/INF./2
Proposed programme budget 2020–2021
Operationalizing the Proposed programme budget 2020–2021

A72/INF./3
Proposed programme budget 2020–2021
Budgetary aspects of poliomyelitis eradication and transition

A72/INF./4
WHO reform processes, including the transformation agenda, and implementation of United Nations development system reform
WHO presence in countries, territories and areas

A72/INF./5
Voluntary contributions by fund and by contributor, 2018



Diverse documents
A72/DIV./1 Rev.1
LIST OF DELEGATES AND OTHER PARTICIPANTS
LISTE DES DELEGUES ET AUTRES PARTICIPANTS

A72/DIV./2
Guide for delegates to the World Health Assembly

A72/DIV./3
List of decisions and resolutions

A72/DIV./4
List of documents



Resolutions In an effort to respond to Member States’ needs, the present texts have been made available as quickly as possible. The definitive versions of the resolutions and decisions adopted, edited for the Official Records, will be made available in due course.
WHA72.1
Programme budget 2020–2021

WHA72.2
Primary health care

WHA72.3
Community health workers delivering primary health care: opportunities and challenges

WHA72.4
Preparation for the high-level meeting of the United Nations General Assembly on universal health coverage

WHA72.5
Antimicrobial resistance

WHA72.6
Global action on patient safety

WHA72.7
Water, sanitation and hygiene in health care facilities

WHA72.8
Improving the transparency of markets for medicines, vaccines, and other health products

WHA72.9
Status of collection of assessed contributions, including Member States in arrears in the payment of their contributions to an extent that would justify invoking Article 7 of the Constitution

WHA72.10
Special arrangements for settlement of arrears: Central African Republic

WHA72.11
Appointment of the External Auditor

WHA72.12
Scale of assessments for 2020–2021

WHA72.13
Salaries of staff in ungraded positions and of the Director-General

WHA72.14
Special arrangements for settlement of arrears: Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

WHA72.15
Eleventh revision of the International Classification of Diseases

WHA72.16
Emergency care systems for universal health coverage: ensuring timely care for the acutely ill and injured



Decisions In an effort to respond to Member States’ needs, the present texts have been made available as quickly as possible. The definitive versions of the resolutions and decisions adopted, edited for the Official Records, will be made available in due course.
WHA72(1)
Composition of the Committee on Credentials

WHA72(2)
Election of officers of the Seventy-second World Health Assembly

WHA72(3)
Election of officers of the main committees

WHA72(4)
Establishment of the General Committee

WHA72(5)
Adoption of the agenda

WHA72(6)
Verification of credentials

WHA72(7)
Election of Members entitled to designate a person to serve on the Executive Board

WHA72(8)
Health conditions in the occupied Palestinian territory, including east Jerusalem, and in the occupied Syrian Golan

WHA72(9)
WHO global strategy on health, environment and climate change: the transformation needed to improve lives and well-being sustainably through healthy environments

WHA72(10)
Plan of action on climate change and health in small island developing States

WHA72(11)
Follow-up to the political declaration of the third high-level meeting of the General Assembly on the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases

WHA72(12)
Pandemic Influenza Preparedness Framework for the sharing of influenza viruses and access to vaccines and other benefits

WHA72(13)
The public health implications of implementation of the Nagoya Protocol

WHA72(14)
Promoting the health of refugees and migrants

WHA72(15)
Report of the External Auditor

WHA72(16)
WHO programmatic and financial reports for 2018–2019, including audited financial statements for 2018

WHA72(17)
Human resources: annual report

WHA72(18)
Appointment of representatives to the WHO Staff Pension Committee

WHA72(19)
2020: International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife

WHA72(20)
World Chagas Disease Day

WHA72(21)
WHO reform: amendments to the Rules of Procedure of the World Health Assembly

WHA72(22)
WHO reform: amendments to the Rules of Procedure of the World Health Assembly

WHA72(23)
WHO reform: amendments to the Rules of Procedure of the World Health Assembly

WHA72(24)
Selection of the country in which the Seventy-third World Health Assembly would be held



Conf. Paper Committee A
A72/A/CONF./1
Emergency care systems for universal health coverage: ensuring timely care for the acutely ill and injured
Draft resolution proposed by Argentina, Ecuador, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Israel, the European Union and its Member States and the United States of America

A72/A/CONF./1 Add.1
Financial and administrative implications for the Secretariat of resolutions proposed for adoption by the Health Assembly

A72/A/CONF./2 Rev.1
Improving the transparency of markets for medicines, vaccines, and other health products (FOOTNOTE)
Draft resolution proposed by Andorra, Brazil, Egypt, Eswatini, Greece, India, Italy, Kenya, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Portugal, Russian Federation, Serbia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Uganda

A72/A/CONF./2 Rev.1 Add.1
Financial and administrative implications for the Secretariat of resolutions proposed for adoption by the Health Assembly

A72/A/CONF./3
The public health implications of implementation of the Nagoya Protocol
Draft decision proposed by Finland

A72/A/CONF./3 Add.1
Financial and administrative implications for the Secretariat of decisions proposed for adoption by the Health Assembly



Conf. Paper Committee B
A72/B/CONF./1
Health conditions in the occupied Palestinian territory, including east Jerusalem, and in the occupied Syrian Golan
Draft decision proposed by the delegations of Algeria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Comoros, Cuba, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) and Yemen

A72/B/CONF./1 Add.1
Financial and administrative implications for the Secretariat of decisions proposed for adoption by the Health Assembly



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