Progress reports on selected Regional Committee resolutions
AbstractProgress reports on the following Regional Committee resolutions have been covered in this document: 1. South-East Asia Regional Health Emergency Fund (SEA/RC60/R7); 2. Expanding the scope of the South-East Asia Regional Health Emergency Fund (SEARHEF) (SEA/RC69/R6); 3. Antimicrobial resistance (SEA/RC68/R3); 4. Patient safety contributing to sustainable universal health coverage (SEA/RC68/R4); 5. Challenges in polio eradication (SEA/RC60/R8); 6. Colombo Declaration on strengthening health systems to accelerate delivery of NCD services at the primary health care level (SEA/RC69/R1); 7. Traditional medicine: Delhi Declaration (SEA/RC67/R3); and 8. 2012: Year of Intensification of Routine Immunization in the South-East Asia Region: Framework for increasing and sustaining coverage (SEA/RC64/R3). The High-Level Preparatory Meeting held in New Delhi on 1–4 July 2019 reviewed each progress report and made recommendations, which have been consolidated as an addendum (SEA/RC72/13 Add. 1) to this Working Paper, for consideration by the Seventy-second Session of the WHO Regional Committee for South-East Asia. The HLP participants and delegates unanimously agreed to omit the progress report (HLP 2019 Agenda item 4.6) on ‘Measles elimination and rubella/congenital rubella syndrome control (SEA/RC66/R5)’ from the list of Agenda items scheduled for discussions at the Seventy-second Session of the WHO Regional Committee for South-East Asia, since this topic has already been included within the scope of and discussions on Provisional Agenda item 8.2: ‘Revising the goal for measles elimination and rubella/congenital rubella syndrome control’. The related Regional Committee resolutions covered in this Agenda item are appended to this Working Paper as Addendum 2 (SEA/RC72/13 Add. 2).
World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia. (2019). Progress reports on selected Regional Committee resolutions. World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia. https://apps.who.int/iris/handle/10665/327913