The Regional Committee,
Having noted resolution E15.R19 of the Executive Board, * recognizing the need for improvement in environmental sanitation in Member countries and noting the statement on present status and progress made as given in the Regional Director's Annual Report;
Also noting with approval plans for regional and zonal seminars for exchange of information and stimulation of activities in the field of environmental sanitation,
RECOMMENDS that all Member countries, particularly in developing countries, give priority to both short- and long-term planning in environmental sanitation in their annual programmes and budgets.
* WHO Handbook of Resolutions and Decisions, Vol I, 1973, p.145