Forty-fifth session

WPR/RC45.R1

New Horizons in Health

         The Regional Committee,

         Having considered the document New horizons in health as part of the overall reform in WHO in the context of global change;*

         Applauding the initiative that emphasizes individual responsibility in the context of supportive health and socioeconomic environments that facilitate healthy choices;

         Recognizing the need for a multisectoral and multidisciplinary approach to health reform and to the emerging health issues of the Region;

  1. ENDORSES the document New horizons in health;
  2. REQUESTS the Regional Director:
    (1) to work closely with Member States to develop the strategies and budgets for implementation of the approaches outlined in the document;
    (2) to report to the forty-sixth session of the Regional Committee on the progress of implementation of this resolution;
    (3) to transmit this document to the Director-General as part of the contribution of the Western Pacific Region to the updating of WHO's policy and mission being undertaken by WHO headquarters.

* WPR/RC45/20

22 September 1994


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