Seventh session

WPR/RC7.R14

Leprosy Control

         The Regional Committee,

         Having considered resolution WHA9.45 adopted by the Ninth World Health Assembly, *

  1. ENDORSES the request of the World Health Assembly that the Director-General should study the feasibility of holding such a conference, as an inter-regional activity, in 1958; and
  2. RECOMMENDS that countries and territories of the Western Pacific Region with a leprosy problem be encouraged to participate in an inter-regional conference on leprosy.

* WHO Handbook of Resolutions and Decisions, Vol. I, 1973, p. 89

10 September 1956


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