Forty-second session


Second Evaluation of the Strategy for Health for all by the year 2000

         The Regional Committee,

         Having considered Part II of the report of the Sub-Committee on Programmes and Technical Cooperation;*

         Noting the views expressed by the Sub- Committee and by the representatives during the current session;

         Recognizing the encouraging progress made by Member States in implementing their strategies for health for all, but mindful of the work still to be done;

  1. URGES Member States:
    (1) to sustain their efforts to implement national policies and strategies for health for all by the year 2000, with particular emphasis on promoting greater equity within the health sector;
    (2) to seek improved ways of sharing with other countries the knowledge derived from their experience in implementing, monitoring and evaluating their health-for-all strategies;
    (3) to strengthen their national policies in certain priority areas such as the control of selected diseases, environmental health and human resource development;
    (4) to ensure that the health sector coordinates its activities with and is supported by other sectors concerned with social and economic development;
  2. REQUESTS the Regional Director:
    (1) to support collaboration among Member States in the continuous development and implementation of their health strategies;
    (2) to transmit the evaluation report to the Director-General together with the comments of representatives;
    (3) to submit the regional evaluation report for inclusion in the Eighth Report on the World Health Situation.

* WPR/RC42/9

13 September 1991

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