Twenty-fourth session


Disinsection of Aircraft

         The Regional Committee,

         Having considered the information provided by the Regional Director in connexion with resolution WPR/RC23.R7 on the above subject, *

  1. THANKS the Regional Director for his report;
  2. NOTES that the twenty-sixth World Health Assembly has approved the inclusion of new aerosol formulations in Annex VI - Recommendations on the Disinsecting of Aircraft - of the International Health Regulations;
  3. REQUESTS the Regional Director to submit a report to the twenty-fifth session of the Regional Committee on action taken by the Twenty-seventh World Health Assembly on the adoption or otherwise of the vapour disinsection system and a statement of each country's position regarding vapour disinsection if this system is adopted.

* WPR/RC24/6

30 August 1973

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