Sixty-sixth meeting of the Regional Director with the WHO Representatives
AbstractThe Sixty-sixth Meeting of the Regional Director with the WHO Representatives of the South-East Asia (SEA) Region discussed various issues related to implementation of the Programme Budget for 2014-2015; preparation of Programme Budget 2016-2017; implementation of WHO reforms at the country level and operationalizing regional priorities. This report summarizes the discussions, conclusions and action points of this meeting which consisted of five sessions. The first session reviewed follow-up actions of the Meeting of WHO Representatives held in June 2013 and the Sixty-fifth Meeting of the Regional Director with WHO Representatives in October 2013. The second session discussed specific issues of importance: Implementation of Programme Budget 2014-2015; preparation for Programme Budget 2016-2017 and implementation of WHO reforms at country office level. The third session was dedicated to operationalizing regional priorities which included: addressing epidemiological and demographic challenges; promoting universal health coverage; strengthening emergency risk management, and raising the South-East Asia Region's voice in the global health agenda. The fourth session of the meeting discussed ways of making the sessions of the Regional Committee more effective. The fifth session adopted the draft report of this meeting, finalized subsequently in consultation with participants.
World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia. (2014). Sixty-sixth meeting of the Regional Director with the WHO Representatives. WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia. https://apps.who.int/iris/handle/10665/206359