Seventeenth session



         The Regional Committee,

         Having reviewed the report presented by the Regional Director on the epidemiology of filariasis in the Western Pacific Region, *

         Having noted with interest the additional reports presented on the subject by Representatives,

  1. EXPRESSES the hope that:
    (1) governments will continue to study this problem and particularly to find more effective ways of controlling the disease; and
    (2) UNICEF will also continue to report campaigns against it;
  2. REQUESTS the Regional Director to provide the countries concerned with any new information which arises in this field.

* WPR/RC17/8

27 September 1966

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