Twenty-second session

WPR/RC22.R6

Disinsection of Aircraft

         The Regional Committee,

         Having considered resolution WHA24.36 adopted by the Twenty-fourth World Health Assembly on "Disinsection of Aircraft", **

         Being cognizant that this matter is of importance to all countries in the Western Pacific Region;

         RECOMMENDS:

(1) that this be included as an agenda item at the twenty-third session of the Regional Committee;
(2) that the Regional Director makes inquiries from Member countries regarding:
(a) their present disinsection requirements and procedures;
(b) their attitude to vapour disinsection should it be recommended;
(c) their plans for disinsection in the future if it is not so recommended;
(3) that the Regional Director prepare a background paper including the above information and giving the position regarding vapour disinsection immediately prior to the Regional Committee Meeting.

** WHO Handbook of Resolutions and Decisions, Vol. I, 1973, p. 66

23 September 1971


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