Thirtieth session

WPR/RC30.R11

Strategies for Health for All by the Year 2000

         The Regional Committee,

         Having considered Part II of the report of the Sub-Committee on the General Programme of Work and the progress made by Member States of the Region towards the development of national strategies and plans of action, together with the issues to be addressed by regional strategies;*

  1. AUTHORIZES the Regional Director to transmit the regional report to the Director-General without further reference to the Regional Committee;
  2. AGREES that the regional strategies, based on national strategies, should be developed for attainment by all of a level of health that will permit each person to lead a socially and economically productive life;
  3. RECOMMENDS that Member States:
    (1) should submit reports on their national strategies and plans of action to the Regional Director no later than mid-April 1980;
    (2) at the same time, should make proposals to the Regional Director on the issues to be addressed by regional strategies;
  4. REQUESTS the Regional Director to:
    (1) develop and dispatch to Member States an outline for them to follow when preparing their reports on national strategies and plans of action, taking into account the general framework discussed by the Sub-Committee;
    (2) take whatever steps are necessary to;
    (i) develop suggested indicators, targets and objectives for the Region;
    (ii) establish mechanisms to support the formulation of national and regional strategies;
    (iii) ensure that a report, based on Member States' own reports on national strategies and plans of action and proposals for the issues to be addressed by regional strategies, is presented to the thirty-first session of the Regional Committee to enable it to review the progress made.

* WPR/RC30/11 Part II

05 October 1979


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