Thirty-second session

WPR/RC32.R8

Seventh General Programme of Work Covering a Specific Period (1984-1989 Inclusive)

         The Regional Committee,

         Having considered Part IV of the report of the Sub-Committee on the General Programme of Work on the material for preparation of the Seventh General Programme of Work covering a specific period (1984-1989 inclusive);**

         Noting that preparation of the material involved consultations with Member States and took into consideration the comments of the Regional Committee at its thirtieth and thirty-first sessions;

         Noting also that, while experience in implementing the Sixth General Programme of Work covering a specific period (1978-1983 inclusive) has been taken into consideration, the proposed Seventh General Programme of Work is based on the Global Strategy for Health for All by the Year 2000, and is designed to support the strengthening of health systems based on primary health care which make use of appropriate technology and have a high degree of community involvement;

  1. ENDORSES the views expressed by members of the Sub-Committee on the General Programme of Work;
  2. NOTES the comments of the Sub-Committee in implementation of the Seventh General Programme of Western Pacific Region;
  3. REQUESTS the Regional Director:
    (1) to transmit to the Director-General, for consideration in preparing material for the Executive Board, the comments of the Sub-Committee on chapter 7 of the proposed Seventh General Programme of Work and the subsequent comments of the Regional Committee;
    (2) to take into consideration the comments Sub-Committee when implementing the Seventh General Programme of Work in the Western Pacific Region.

25 September 1981


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