Twenty-sixth session

WPR/RC26.R4

Special Assistance to Cambodia, the Democratic Republic of Viet-Nam, Laos and the Republic of South Viet-Nam

         The Regional Committee,

         Having considered resolution WHA28.79 adopted by the Twenty-eighth World Health Assembly;

         Having noted the action authorized by the World Health Assembly towards large-scale assistance in Cambodia, the Democratic Republic of Viet-Nam and the Republic of South Viet-Nam to help them in tackling the immediate and long-term health problems caused through thirty years of struggle for national independence and freedom,

  1. REQUESTS the Regional Director to pursue all possible efforts in assisting the Director-General to implement the decisions of the World Health Assembly;

             Having heard the statement of the Representative of Laos;

  2. RECOGNIZES the urgent health problems also faced by the Government of Laos as a result of the emergency situation existing in that country;
  3. WISHES Laos to be included among the countries to receive special assistance;
  4. REQUESTS the Regional Director to transmit this resoltuion, and in particular operative paragraph three, to the Director-General so that he may bring it to the attention of the fifty-seventh session of the Executive Board.

02 September 1975


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