Resolutions

WPR/RC50.R3

Reform in the Western Pacific Region

         The Regional Committee,

         Having considered the document WHO in the Western Pacific Region: a framework for action* as a set of guiding principles for WHO's work in the Western Pacific Region in the early years of the 21st century;

         Acknowledging that the reforms described in the Framework for action will affect how the budget for the 2000-2001 biennium is implemented;

         Having also considered the report of the Regional Director entitled The Work of WHO in the Western Pacific Region: 1 July 1998-30 June 1999;**

         Noting with appreciation the improvements that have been made to the report of the Regional Director, in particular to its analytical and statistical content;

         Recalling resolution WPR/RC47.R3 and recognizing that, in view of the improved analytical content of the report, there is no longer a need for an in-depth review of a selected issue;

  1. ENDORSES the document WHO in the Western Pacific Region: a framework for action;
  2. APPROVES of the changes that have been made to the report of the Regional Director;
  3. REQUESTS Member States:
    (1) to work with WHO implementing the Organization's programme of technical cooperation in line with the approaches described in WHO in the Western Pacific Region: a framework for action;
    (2) in collaboration with WHO, to implement their country budgets for 2000-2001 taking into account the themes and focuses proposed in the Framework for action;
  4. REQUESTS the Regional Director:
    (1) to work closely with Member States to implement the approaches outlined in the Framework for action, with particular attention to least developed countries;
    (2) in collaboration with Member States, to implement the programme budget for 2000-2001 in line with the themes and focuses proposed in the Framework for action;
    (3) to continue to make improvements to the report of the Regional Director to ensure that it reflects the health situation in the Region as well as the themes and focuses proposed in the Framework for action, and that it includes a critical analysis and evaluation of WH0's programmes with Member States;
    (4) to discontinue the practice of including an in-depth review of a selected issue as Part 2 of the report.

* WPR/RC50/2
** WPR/RC50/3

16 September 1999


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