World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean Gov't Doc #: EM/RC40/R.10
Type Of Publication : Regional Committee resolutions RC Resolution Fulltext The Regional Committee, Having reviewed the Regional Director's progress report on malaria control in the Region; Being concerned by the progressive
increase in cases of malaria in most of the countries in which it is endemic and the increasing malaria threat to the Region; Recognizing the need to intensify efforts to control malaria; 1. REITERATES its earlier resolution, EM/RC37/R.11, the recommendations of which remain valid and should be pursued; 2. URGES Member States: 2.1 to support fully the four technical elements of the Global Malaria Strategy, namely - provision of early diagnosis and prompt treatment; - planning and implementation of selective and sustainable preventive measures; - Early detection, containment and prevention of epidemics; - strengthening of local capacities in basic and applied research; 2.2 to strengthen and develop human resources at all levels. 3. REQUESTS Member States to involve communities and the various sectors concerned in the prevention and control of malaria; 4. REQUESTS the Regional Director: 4.1 to continue to provide the necessary support to Member States in connection with malaria programmes; 4.2 to provide the necessary support to the regional plan for training of national professional staff necessary for national malaria control programmes; 4.3 to promote and support applied research; 4.4 to assist in enhancing cooperation among the Member States.
Keywords: Communicable Diseases,
( 1993).Malaria control, World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean