Thirty-first session


Sub-Committee on the General Programme of Work

         The Regional Committee,

         Having considered Part I of the report of the Sub-Committee on the General Programme of Work;**

         Recognizing the need for the Sub-Committee, as the functional arm of the Regional Committee, to become increasingly involved in the work of the Organization;

         Accepting the recommendation of the Sub-Committee that, because of its initial involvement in the study of WHO's structures in the light of its functions, its terms of reference should be expanded to include a review of the implications of resolutions WHA33.17 and WHA33.19;

  1. ENDORSES the views expressed by members of the Sub-Committee on the impact in countries of WHO's programme of cooperation in t expanded programmes of immunization and diarrhoeal diseases control programmes;
  2. REQUESTS the Regional Director to take the Sub-Committee's recommendations into consideration in developing future programmes of cooperation;
  3. REQUESTS the members of the Sub-Committee to continue to:
    (1) review and analyze the impact of WHO's collaboration with Member States;
    (2) review, monitor and evaluate regional strategies for the achievement of health for all by the year 2000;
  4. AMENDS the terms of reference of the Sub-Committee to include work in connection with the study of WHO's structures in the light of its functions whenever the Sub-Committee itself, at the request of the Regional Director, considers it to be appropriate.

** WPR/RC31/14

11 September 1980

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