Twentieth session

WPR/RC20.R8

The Epidemiology and Prevention of Accidents

         The Regional Committee,

         Having considered the provisions of resolution WHA19.36 of the Nineteenth World Health Assembly, ** and

         Having considered the report presented by the Regional Director to the Regional Committee on the epidemiology and prevention of accidents, ***

  1. BELIEVES that accident control is a wide problem with many aspects, and that WHO can assist by the collection and analysis of statistical data and in providing information to governments and making suitable recommendations for preventive measures when requested;
  2. SUGGESTS that the topic might be considered for the Technical Discussions held in connexion with a future session of the Committee.

** WHO Handbook of Resolutions and Decisions, Vol I, 1973, p.163

*** WPR/RC20/8

29 September 1969


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