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    • Information for participants 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎2017)‎
    • Resolution of thanks 

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

      Regional Committee for South-East Asia, 70 (‎2017)‎
    • Implementing and monitoring the Delhi call for action to end TB in the WHO South- East Asia Region by 2030 

      Regional Committee for South-East Asia, 70 (‎SEA/RC70/R4, 2017)‎
    • Programme Budget 2018–2019 

      Regional Committee for South-East Asia, 70 (‎SEA/RC70/R2, 2017)‎
    • Male declaration on building health systems resilience to climate change 

      Regional Committee for South-East Asia, 70 (‎SEA/RC70/R1, 2017)‎
    • Hepatitis 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA/RC70/7, 2017)‎
      Scientific advances and breakthroughs, coupled with global solidarity and commitment, have reversed the trend for most communicable diseases but not for viral hepatitis, an infection that is preventable and yet continues to exact a large toll on human lives. Chronic hepatitis B and C claim almost 1.34 million lives each year globally. In the South-East Asia Region, viral hepatitis led to 410 000 deaths in 2015, more than all deaths due to HIV and malaria put together. With 49 million people estimated to be chronically infected with hepatitis B ...
    • Vector control 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA/RC70/10, 2017)‎
      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 ...
    • SDGs and progress towards universal health coverage 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA/RC70/12, 2017)‎
      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 ...
    • Governing Body matters: Review of the Draft Provisional Agenda of the 142nd Session of the WHO Executive Board 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA/RC70/15, 2017)‎
      The 142nd Session of the WHO Executive Board will be held at WHO headquarters in Geneva from 22 to 27 January 2018. Any proposal from Member States or Associate Members of WHO to include an item on the Agenda should reach the Director-General of the World Health Organization not later than 12 weeks after the circulation of the Draft Provisional Agenda or 10 weeks before the commencement of the session of the Executive Board, whichever is earlier. Proposals should, therefore, reach the Director-General by 21 September 2017. The High-Level ...
    • Progress reports on selected Regional Committee resolutions 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA/RC70/13, 2017)‎
      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 ...
    • Building health systems resilience to climate change 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA/RC70/3, 2017)‎
      Health is sensitive to climate change. The risks to health from climate change include mortality and morbidity due to extreme heat, injuries and mortality due to extreme weather events, vector- and waterborne diseases due to changes in the ecosystem, respiratory diseases due to increased emissions, and mental health and nutritional issues. Health-care facilities are also vulnerable to climate change and extreme weather events. A well-prepared and responsive health system is crucial for preventing and minimizing the health risks posed by climate ...
    • Programme Budget matters: Programme Budget 2018–2019 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA/RC70/5, 2017)‎
      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 ...
    • 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 (‎SEA/RC70/17, 2017)‎
      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 ...
    • Road safety 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA/RC70/11, 2017)‎
      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 ...
    • 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 (‎SEA/RC70/18, 2017)‎
      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 ...
    • Transparency, accountability, monitoring and evaluation 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA/RC70/6, 2017)‎
      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 ...
    • RC70 Draft provisional agenda 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA/RC70/1, 2017)‎
    • Key issues arising out of the Seventieth World Health Assembly and the 140th and 141st Sessions of the WHO Executive Board 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA/RC70/14, 2017)‎
      The attached working paper highlights, from the perspective of the WHO South-East Asia Region, the most important and relevant resolutions endorsed by the Seventieth World Health Assembly (‎held on 22–31 May 2017)‎ and the 140th and 141st Sessions of the WHO Executive Board (‎held on 23 January–1 February 2017 and 1–2 June 2017, respectively)‎. These resolutions are deemed to have important implications for the South-East Asia Region and merit follow-up action by both Member States as well as WHO at the regional and country levels. The background ...