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SEA/RC63/13 - Accelerating the achievement of MDG 5: Addressing inequity in maternal and neonatal health
Improving maternal and neonatal health continues to be the major challenge for many countries in the WHO South-East Asia (SEA) Region. Overcoming the challenge would require an effective and efficient health-care system that allows all women to plan for their pregnancy and to get skilled care during antenatal, childbirth and postnatal periods, as well as neonatal care, and that these are backed up by referral services. Providing such healthcare services is an important element of implementing human rights that governments are obliged to provide ...
SEA/RC63/18 - Follow-up action on pending issues and selected Regional Committee resolutions/decisions of the last three years: South-East Asia regional efforts on measles elimination (SEA/RC62/R3)
The regional consultation on measles held in WHO-SEARO in August 2009 agreed that measles elimination was technically, biologically and programmatically feasible. The consultation proposed setting a regional goal to eliminate measles by 2020 to the Sixtysecond session of the Regional Committee in Kathmandu in September 2009. The Regional Committee decided that setting a regional measles elimination goal would be considered at its Sixty-third Session in 2010. It adopted a resolution requesting several actions including the “Report to the Sixty-third ...
SEA/RC63/7 - Technical Discussion: Selection of a subject for the Technical Discussions to be held prior to the Sixty-fourth Session of the Regional Committee
The attached document SEA/RC63/7 lists the subjects of the Technical Discussions held since 1998 in conjunction with the respective sessions of the Regional Committee. It also provides a list of proposed subjects for the Technical Discussions to be held prior to the Sixty-fourth session of the Regional Committee in 2011. The High-Level Preparatory (HLP) Meeting held at the Regional Office in New Delhi from 28 June to 1 July 2010 reviewed the proposed subjects for the Technical Discussions, and after deliberations, recommended that the Regional ...
SEA/RC63/2 - The work of WHO in the South-East Asia Region: biennial report of the Regional Director, 1 January 2008 - 31 December 2009
As the lead UN agency in international health development, WHO has been collaborating with its Member States in the South-East Asia Region to strengthen national capacity in several areas of priority interest. Accounting for nearly one fourth of the global population the Region also carries a heavy burden of communicable and noncommunicable diseases. These factors are further compounded by inadequate resources and pose a unique challenge, which are being addressed by policy makers in the Region. This biennial report on the Work of WHO in the ...