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WPR/RC49.R9

Renewing the Strategy for Health for All: Report of the Sub-Committee of the Regional Committee on Programmes and Technical Cooperation, Part III

         The Regional Committee,

         Having considered the report of the Sub-Committee of the Regional Committee on Programmes and technical Cooperation, Part III, on renewing the strategy for health for all and the global document Health for All in the Twenty-first Century, *

         Appreciating the value of the work of the Sub-Committee to Member States and the Regional Committee;

  1. ENDORSES the report of the Sub-Committee;
  2. REQUESTS the Regional Director:
    (1) to improve WHO's policy development capacity at the regional level;
    (2) to strengthen dialogue with international partners in the Region;
    (3) to support national capacity assessment and capacity building in order to facilitate implementation of Health for All in the Twenty-first Century;
    (4) to clarify the meaning of health-for-all values and define their operational implications at all levels of WHO's collaboration with Member States of the Region, in particular:
    - Equity, with a special emphasis on reduction of poverty;
    - Gender equity;
    - Quality, particularly as it relates to public health programmes;
    (5) to work with Member States to strengthen information systems at country level and to revise the current evaluation system;
    (6) to submit the report of the Sub-Committee to the Director-General as a summary of Member States' concerns with regard to the implementation of the document Health for All in the Twenty-first Century in the Region.

* WPR/RC49/10 Rev.1

17 September 1998


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