World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean Gov't Doc #: EM/RC41/R.11
Type Of Publication : Regional Committee resolutions RC Resolution Fulltext The Regional Committee, Having reviewed the technical paper on Changing Patterns of Diseases and their Impact on the WHO Collaborative Programmes;
with satisfaction the changes in the WHO collaborative programmes in response to the changing pattern; 1. THANKS the Regional Director for his report; 2. URGES Member States: 2.1 to include government health services and private practitioners in the development of national and provincial surveillance system capable of detecting and documenting the unusual occurrence and status of various emergency diseases; 2.2 to take all possible measures to shape the epidemiological transition in the pattern of diseases in a positive way; 3. REQUESTS the Regional Director: 3.1 to designate regional collaborating centres in the field of epidemiological surveillance with effective networking, as appropriate; 3.2 to support research to assist in identifying the determining factors for the epidemiological pattern of diseases of emerging concern.
Keywords: Health Systems,
( 1994).Changing patterns of diseases and their impact on WHO collaborative programmes, World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean