Eighteenth session


The Establishment of a WHO Medical School in the Western Pacific Region

         The Regional Committee,

         Having considered the proposal made by the Government of Malaysia that a WHO medical school should be establish in the Western Pacific Region, *

  1. EMPHASIZES the importance of strengthening existing national institution so that they reach the standard at which they can be utilized for international training;
  2. NOTES the many difficulties facing the establishment of a WHO regional medical school;
  3. SUGGESTS that the Malaysian Government might wish to study the question further in co-operation with WHO;
  4. REQUESTS the Regional Director:
    (1) to submit a report to the next session of the Regional Committee on medical education in the region and the type of assistance being provided by WHO;
    (2) to place this item on the agenda for the next session of the Regional Committee.

* WPR/RC18/8

19 September 1967

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