Resolutions

WPR/RC58.R1

Proposed Medium-Term Strategic Plan 2008–2013 and ProposedProgramme Budget 2008–2009 for the Western Pacific Region

        The Regional Committee,

Welcoming the presentation of the proposed Medium-term Strategic Plan 2008–2013 and the proposed Programme Budget 2008–2009 for the Western Pacific Region, prepared according to the principles of results-based budgeting and with the inclusion of cross-cutting strategic objectives, regional expected results and measurable regional indicators;

Having examined the proposed Medium-term Strategic Plan 2008–2013 and the proposed Programme Budget 2008–2009 for the Western Pacific Region to be financed from assessed contributions and voluntary contributions;[1]

Appreciating the increased allocation to the Western Pacific Region of all sources of funds including assessed contributions in the proposed Programme Budget 2008–2009, which better reflects the health needs within the Region;

1. THANKS the Regional Director for his comprehensive presentation of the Medium-term Strategic Plan 2008–2013 and the Programme Budget 2008–2009 for the Western Pacific Region;

2. ENDORSES the Medium-term Strategic Plan 2008–2013 and the overall Programme Budget 2008–2009 for the Western Pacific Region;

3. REQUESTS the Regional Director to review and revise, as necessary, the budget allocations to countries and areas and the intercountry programmes by regional expected results, based on the views of the Regional Committee and the outcomes of detailed operational planning, prior to implementation;

4. FURTHER REQUESTS the Regional Director to make every effort to implement the Medium-term Strategic Plan 2008-2013 and the Programme Budget 2008-2009 for the Western Pacific Region in close collaboration with Member States.



[1] Document WPR/RC58/4.

12 September 2007


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