Fourth session

WPR/RC4.R16

Campaign Against Smallpox

         The Regional Committee,

         NOTES the resolutions of the Sixth World Health Assembly * and the twelfth session of the Executive Board ** regarding smallpox;

         REAFFIRMS the desirability of undertaking the regional survey authorized by the third session of the Regional Committee;

         INSTRUCTS the Regional Director to proceed with the survey with the greatest expedition possible; and

         REQUESTS the Secretary to inform the Director-General that the Committee considers that it will not be in a position to furnish suggestions and information to the Executive Board in any complete manner before the conclusion on the regional survey.


* See resolution WHA6.18 (WHO Handbook of Resolutions and Decisions, Vol. I, 1973, p. 89-90).

** See resolution EB12.R13 (WHO Handbook of Resolutions and Decisions, Vol. I, 1973, p. 90).

September 1953


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