Eighteenth session


Organizational Study on "Co-ordination at the National Level in Relation to the Technical Co-operation Field Programme of the Organization"

         The Regional Committee,

         Having considered resolution WHA2O.48 adopted by the Twentieth World Health Assembly on co-ordination at the national level in relation to the technical co-operation field programme of the Organization, *

  1. ENDORSES the opinion of the Health Assembly that it is primarily the responsibility of governments to co-ordinate their own health programmes and also the aid they receive from external assistance:
  2. EMPHASIZES the usefulness of national co-ordination committees:
  3. RECOMMENDS that whenever it is considered appropriate, governments call upon the services of the WHO representatives to facilitate their task of co-ordinating health activities receiving technical assistance.

* WHO Handbook of Resolution and Decisions, Vol. I, 1973, p. 481

19 September 1967

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