WHO Serum Reference Bank in Tokyo
The Regional Committee,
Having considered the report submitted by the Regional Director on the WHO Serum Reference Bank in Tokyo, *
- NOTES the importance role that such banks play, particularly in epidemiological surveillance;
- EXPRESSES its satisfaction that a WHO Serum Reference Bank has been established in Tokyo and that its services will be available to countries in the Region;
- URGES countries and territories in the Region to take advantage of the facilities offered by the WHO Serum Reference Bank;
- THANKS the authorities in Japan for making this service available to the Region and for their generous gesture in offering to pay for the transportation of samples until further notice.
04 October 1972