Seventh session


Malaria Eradication

         The Regional Committee,

vHaving noted with approval the action already taken by the Ninth World Health Assembly * and by the Regional Director of the Western Pacific towards the eradication of malaria, **


(1) that the Director-General be asked to give priority to anti-malaria projects and to provide funds for them when necessary from the Malaria Eradication Special Account, and

(2) that the attention of all those concerned be called to the absolute necessity of co-ordinating antimalaria programmes of adjoining countries belonging to different regions, as well as the programmes of countries within one region.

* WHO Handbook of Resolutions and Decisions, Vol. I, 1973, pp. 70-71

** WPR/RC7/7 and Add.1

12 September 1956

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