Fifth session

WPR/RC5.R17

Resolution of Appreciation

         The Regional Committee,

         HAVING been the recipient of many facilities, courtesies, favours and entertainment;

         RESOLVES to express, as it does hereby express, its appreciation and gratitude:

(1) To His Excellency, President Ramon Magsaysay, for receiving the Representatives, Observers and Members of the Secretariat at Malacañang,

(2) To Secretary of Health Paulino Garcia and the Delegation of the Philippines for the hospitality tendered in honour of the Representatives, Observers, and Members of the Secretariat,

(3) To Director W. de Leon and the entire staff of the Division of Public Health and Research Laboratories of the Department of Health for the visit to the Alabang Serum and Vaccine Laboratories and for the lunch tendered in honour of the Representatives, Observers and Members of the Secretariat,

(4) To Dr. A. Ejercito and the staff of the Malaria Control Division of the Department of Health for their kindness in inviting the Representatives, Observers and Members of the Secretariat to visit the Malaria Field Centre at Tala, Rizal,

(5) To Director Henry A. Brenn of the United States Operations Mission to the Philippines for the hospitality tendered in honour of the Representatives, Observers and Members of the Secretariat,

(6) To President Vidal A. Tan of the University of the Philippines and Dean H. Lara and the entire staff of the Institute of Hygiene for kindly placing the excellent premises and facilities of the Institute at the disposal of the Committee,

(7) To the Department of Health and FOA-Philippines for the use of tape recording facilities,

(8) To the Moderator, panel members, special contributors, and the chairmen and rapporteurs of the discussion groups for the highly satisfactory technical discussion,

(9) To the official Observers of non-governmental organizations in official relationship with the WHO for their greetings, good wishes and for their contribution to the deliberations,

(10) To the press and radio for the wide coverage of the session,

(11) To all the agencies of the Philippine Government, specially the Department of Foreign Affairs and the Quarantine, Immigration and Customs authorities, for their courtesies and assistance,

(12) To the Chairman, Vice-Chairman and the Rapporteurs for making the session a success,

(13) To the representative of the Director-General for his advice and assistance,

(14) To the Regional Director and Members of the Secretariat for the hospitality in honour of the Representatives and Observers and for their excellent and invaluable work in the preparation and the smooth and efficient function of the present session,

         REQUESTS the Regional Director to transmit copies of this Resolution to the persons and organizations mentioned above.

16 September 1954


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