• Programme Budget 2018–2019 

      Regional Committee for South-East Asia, 70 (‏2017‎, SEA/RC70/R2)‏
    • Programme Budget matters: Draft Concept Note on the Thirteenth WHO General Programme of Work 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia (‏2017-08‎, SEA/RC70/21)‏
      The Programme Budget 2018–2019 is the last biennium which will be guided by the Twelfth General Programme of Work, and preparations are underway for the Thirteenth General Programme of Work (‏GPW)‏ 2019–2023 which has to be launched in 2018 to provide the strategic vision for the next five years. The Thirteenth GPW will take into account the new leadership priorities of the Director-General and the operational challenges faced at the country level. WHO’s vision is “A world in which all people attain the highest possible level of health” and the ...
    • Programme Budget matters: Programme Budget 2016–2017: Implementation and mid-term review 

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      This working paper provides information on the implementation status of the Programme Budget 2016–2017. It covers both the technical and financial aspects of implementation. The approved Programme Budget for the WHO South-East Asia Region for the period 2016–2017 is US$ 365.1 million. Of this, US$ 282.9 million is the Base Budget, US$ 77 million for polio and US$ 5.2 million for Outbreak and Crisis Response (‏OCR)‏. The revised (‏allocated)‏ Programme Budget as on 8 August 2017 is US$ 374.4 million. The Operational Budget as per approved workplans ...
    • Programme Budget matters: Programme Budget 2018–2019 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia (‏2017‎, SEA/RC70/5)‏
      The Programme Budget 2018–2019 approved by the Seventieth World Health Assembly is to be the primary instrument for expressing the full scope of work of the Organization, along with the roles and responsibilities of all levels of the Organization (‏country offices, regional offices and headquarters)‏. It will be the basis for the detailed 2018–2019 operational planning that has already been initiated, as well as the basis for reporting, evaluating and accountability. The attached working paper discusses the Approved Programme Budget and the ongoing ...
    • Progress reports on selected Regional Committee resolutions 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia (‏2017‎, SEA/RC70/13)‏
      Progress reports on the following selected Regional Committee resolutions are covered in this document: 1. Expanding the scope of the South-East Asia Regional Health Emergency Fund (‏SEARHEF)‏ (‏SEA/R69/R6)‏ 2. Challenges in polio eradication (‏SEA/RC60/R8)‏ 3. Measles elimination and rubella/congenital rubella syndrome control (‏SEA/RC66/R5)‏ 4. Antimicrobial resistance (‏SEA/RC68/R3)‏ 5. Patient safety contributing to sustainable universal health coverage (‏SEA/RC68/R4)‏ 6. South-East Asia Regional Action Plan to Implement Global Strategy to Reduce Harmful ...
    • Resolution of thanks 

      Regional Committee for South-East Asia, 70 (‏2017‎, SEA/RC70/R5)‏
    • Road safety 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia (‏2017‎, SEA/RC70/11)‏
      Road traffic injuries constitute a major public health burden with significant consequences on mortality and morbidity, and significant health and socioeconomic costs. Globally nearly 1.2 million people are killed and 50 million injured every year in road traffic crashes, which are the leading cause of death among those aged 15–29 years and rank as the ninth leading cause of death globally. Road traffic injuries kill approximately 316 000 people each year in the WHO South-East Asia Region. This is 25% of the estimated global total of road traffic ...
    • SDGs and progress towards universal health coverage 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia (‏2017‎, SEA/RC70/12)‏
      Agenda item 8.6 for the Seventieth Session of the Regional Committee has two sub-items: (‏i)‏ Strengthening primary health care and health workforce, and (‏ii)‏ Annual progress monitoring of UHC and SDGs. Heath is centrally placed in the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. Universal health coverage (‏UHC)‏ is recognized as a unifying platform for making progress on Sustainable Development Goal 3 for health. The momentum around the SDGs and UHC has created new demands and opportunities for strengthening primary health care. The need for services for ...
    • Tentative Programme for the Seventieth Session of the Regional Committee, Maldives, 6—10 September 2017 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia (‏2017)‏
    • Time and place of future sessions of the Regional Committee 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia (‏2017-08‎, SEA/RC70/19)‏
    • Transparency, accountability, monitoring and evaluation 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia (‏2017‎, SEA/RC70/6)‏
      The purpose of this Agenda item is to update Member States on the various initiatives undertaken by the Organization and the South-East Asia (‏SEA)‏ Region to reaffirm and strengthen transparency, accountability, enhanced compliance, risk management and adherence to ethical principles across the Organization. This working paper aims to stimulate deliberation and dialogue among Member States to further strengthen transparency, accountability, monitoring and evaluation within the SEA Region by (‏i)‏ actively engaging Member States at the Regional ...
    • Tuberculosis: ‘Bending the Curve’ 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia (‏2017‎, SEA/RC70/8)‏
      The South-East Asia (‏SEA)‏ Region bears nearly half the global burden of tuberculosis (‏TB)‏ disease in terms of new cases (‏incidence)‏, although only about 26% of the global population lives in the Region. The current pace of response to the TB situation in the SEA Region needs to be accelerated to achieve the target of ending TB by 2030. A Ministerial Meeting of the 11 Member States of the Region was held on 15–16 March 2017 in New Delhi, India. The purpose of the meeting was to ensure an urgent and extraordinary response to TB, and accelerate ...
    • UNDP/UNFPA/UNICEF/WHO/World Bank Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction (‏HRP)‏: Policy and Coordination Committee (‏PCC)‏ – Report on attendance at PCC in 2017 and nomination of a member in place of Indonesia whose term expires on 31 December 2017 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia (‏2017‎, SEA/RC70/18)‏
      The Policy and Coordination Committee (‏PCC)‏ acts as the governing body of the Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction. At present, three Member States from the WHO South-East Asia Region (‏Indonesia, Myanmar and Sri Lanka)‏ are Members of the PCC in Category 2, while India and Thailand continue to be Members of the PCC in Category 1. Since the term of office of Indonesia ends on 31 December 2017, representatives of the High-Level Preparatory (‏HLP)‏ Meeting were requested to consider proposing one of the ...
    • UNICEF/UNDP/World Bank/WHO Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases: Joint Coordinating Board (‏JCB)‏ – Report on attendance at JCB in 2017 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia (‏2017‎, SEA/RC70/17)‏
      The Joint Coordinating Board (‏JCB)‏ of the WHO Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases Research (‏TDR)‏ acts as the Governing Body of the Special Programme and is responsible for its overall policy and strategy. This paper describes the background and composition of JCB TDR. Currently, Maldives represents the WHO South-East Asia Region until 31 December 2018 under category 2.2.2 of the Memorandum of Understanding, and there are two Member States from the Region (‏India and Thailand)‏ that are members of JCB under category 2.2.1 ...
    • Vector control 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia (‏2017‎, SEA/RC70/10)‏
      Major vector-borne diseases account for an estimated 17% of the global burden of all infectious diseases, and disproportionately affect poor populations. These diseases impede economic development through direct medical costs and indirect costs such as loss of productivity and impact on tourism. The WHO South-East Asia Region bears the highest burden of some of the vector-borne diseases such as malaria and lymphatic filariasis and is among the highest burden for dengue. The Region is also reporting Zika virus disease and is at risk of introduction ...
    • WHO Regional Committee for South-East Asia – Report of the Seventieth Session 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia (‏2018‎, SEA/RC70/24)‏
      The Regional Committee for South-East Asia is the World Health Organization’s governing body in the South-East Asia Region, with representatives from all 11 Member States of the Region. It meets in September every year to review progress in health development in the Region, formulate resolutions on health issues for the Member States, as well as to consider the regional implications of World Health Assembly resolutions, among others. This report summarizes the discussions of the Seventieth Session of the WHO Regional Committee for South-East ...
    • The Work of WHO in the South-East Asia Region, Report of the Regional Director, 1 January-31 December 2016 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia (‏2017-08‎, SEA-RC70-2)‏
      This report describes the work of the World Health Organization in the South-East Asia Region during the period 1 January - 31 December 2016. It highlights the achievements in public health and WHO's contribution to achieving the Organization's strategic objectives through collaborative activities. This report will be useful for all those interested in health development in the Region.