Sixth session

WPR/RC6.R15

Campaigns Against Smallpox

         The Regional Committee,

         Having noted:

(1) the steps taken to carry out a survey on smallpox in the Western Pacific Region;

(2) that consideration has been given at WHO Headquarters to the practical implications of the recommendations in the report; and

(3) that copies of the report will be sent to the countries and territories concerned; and

         Having considered resolution WHA8.38 of Eight World Health Assembly in regard to the conduct of campaigns against smallpox, ***

         URGES the health administrations in the countries and territories concerned to report at the next session of the Regional Committee on the steps they may have taken to implement the recommendations contained in the reports.


*** WHO Handbook of Resolutions and Decisions, Vol. I, 1973, p. 90

16 September 1955


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