Thirty-second session

WPR/RC32.R5

Strategies for Health for All by the Year 2000

         The Regional Committee,

         Having reviewed the Regional Strategy for Health for All by the Year 2000, revised and updated in the light of the Global Strategy for Health for All by the Year 2000;*

         Having considered the draft plan of action for implementing the Global Strategy and the draft plan of action for implementing the Regional Strategy;

         Recalling resolutions WPR/RC31.R12, WHA34.14, WHA34.36 and WHA34.37;

         Reiterating its conviction that strategies will grow in substance and strength as countries reach out towards health for all through new knowledge and the application of existing knowledge;

         Recognizing that strategies therefore need to be adjusted as progress is made;

  1. ADOPTS the revised Regional Strategy for Health for All by the Year 2000, including the proposed indicators to monitor its implementation;
  2. RESOLVES to monitor and evaluate implementation of the Regional Strategy at regular intervals, through its Sub-Committee on the General Programme of Work;
  3. NOTES with approval the proposed plan of action for monitoring and evaluating implementation of the Global Strategy for Health for All by the Year 2000;
  4. ACCEPTS the plan of action for monitoring and evaluating implementation of the Regional Strategy;
  5. URGES Member States:
    (1) to formulate, strengthen, and revise their national strategies for health for all, as necessary, and to monitor and evaluate them as indicated in the plan of action using relevant indicators at national level selected from those proposed in the Regional Strategy;
    (2) to provide progress reports upon request which will include the information necessary for monitoring and evaluation at regional level as provided for in the Regional Strategy;
  6. REQUESTS the Regional Director:
    (1) to continue to support Member States in their efforts to implement, monitor and evaluate their strategies for health for all, in accordance with the provisions of the plan of action;
    (2) to take the necessary steps to promote the Regional Strategy among Member States in the Region.

* WPR/RC32/6 Add.1

24 September 1981


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