SEA/RC65/17 - Key issues and challenges arising out of the Sixty-fifth World HealthAssembly and the 130th and 131st sessions of the WHO Executive Board
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AbstractThe attached working paper highlights, from the perspective of the South-East Asia Region (SEA), the most significant and relevant resolutions emanating from the Sixty-fifth World Health Assembly (held from 21 to 26 May 2012) as well as the 130th and 131st sessions of the Executive Board (held from 16 to 23 January 2012 and on 28-29 May 2012, respectively). These resolutions are deemed to have important implications and merit follow-up action by both Member States as well as WHO at the Regional Office and Country Office levels. The background of the selected resolutions, their implications on collaborative activities with Member States, as applicable, along with actions proposed for Member States and WHO have been summarized. All the resolutions of the Sixty-fifth World Health Assembly are provided in the annex to this paper. The High-Level Preparatory (HLP) Meeting held in the Regional Office in New Delhi from 2 to 5 July 2012 reviewed the working paper and made the following recommendation: Action by WHO-SEARO (1) To provide an update on NCDs at the Sixty-fifth Regional Committee, including information on decisions taken in relation to NCD targets and indicators at the Sixtyfifth World Health Assembly. The working paper and the HLP recommendation are submitted to the Sixty-fifth Session of the Regional Committee for its consideration.
World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia. (2012). SEA/RC65/17 - Key issues and challenges arising out of the Sixty-fifth World HealthAssembly and the 130th and 131st sessions of the WHO Executive Board. WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/128310
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