Twenty-fifth session


Intensification of Research on Tropical Parasitic Diseases

         The Regional Committee,

         Having considered the resolution WHA27.52 adopted by the Twenty-seventh World Health Assembly, *

         Noting that the implementation of this resolution is primarily incumbent upon WHO Headquarters,

  1. REQUESTS the Director-General to give priority in WHO's intensified research activities to schistosomiasis and filariasis which are prevalent in the Western Pacific Region;
  2. INVITES the governments of those countries where the disease are endemic to assist the Organization in carrying out these activities.

* WHO Handbook of Resolutions and Decisions, Vol. II, 1975, p. 11

05 September 1974

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