World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean Gov't Doc #: EM/RC5A/R.10
Type Of Publication : Regional Committee resolutions RC Resolution Fulltext The Sub-Committee, Noting the resolution of the Eighth World Health Assembly concerning the eradication of malaria, Having studied the document
submitted by the Regional Director, Considering the danger constituted by the potential development of anopheline resistance to insecticides; Recognizing the great importance of malaria as a cause of high mortality and morbidity rates in the Region, with resultant economic loss; Noting with satisfaction the plans already drawn up for continued assistance by the Organization; and Noting that up to 50 per cent of the total cost of eradication programmes can be met from international or other forms of aid; 1. CALLS upon the Governments of States Members within the Region in which such programmes are feasible, to draw up long-term plans form eradication of malaria and to press their respective legislative bodies to commit adequate funds in advance for a five-year programme; 2. REQUESTS the World Health Organization and the United Nations Children Pond to provide the maximum possible aid to countries concerned.
Keywords: Communicable Diseases, Malaria
( 1955).Malaria, World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean