Twenty-third session

WPR/RC23.R17

Regional Activities in Environmental Pollution Control

         The Regional Committee,

         Having considered the second progress report submitted by the Regional Director on the regional activities in environmental pollution control, **

  1. RECOGNIZES the importance of these activities in the effective implementation of national public health programmes, particularly in respect of communicable diseases control:
  2. RECOMMENDS that Member countries expand their own environmental pollution control programmes and explore the possibility of funds being provided from sources other than WHO, particularly by the United Nations Development Programme, for this purpose:
  3. REQUESTS the Regional Director to include information on the further progress made in his next Annual Report.

** WPR/RC23/11 and Corr.1

04 October 1972


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