Twenty-third session


Disinsection of Aircraft

         The Regional Committee,

         Having considered the report of the Regional Director on disinsection of aircraft, *

  1. THANKS the Regional Director for his report;
  2. NOTES that most of the countries and territories in the Region require aircraft disinsection on all international flights and will accept vapour disinsection should it be recommended by WHO;
  3. RECOMMENDS that the Regional Director prepare an updated situation report for each country if the World Health Assembly takes action to affirm support for vapour disinsection after the ICAO and WHO report is published, and
  4. REQUESTS that the Regional Director report to the twenty-fourth session of the Regional Committee in the events developments so warrant.

* WPR/RC23/6 and Add.1

03 October 1972

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