Who executive board opens in Geneva: Appointment of a new director for the Eastern Mediterranean region.Towards HFA 2000: The celebration of national day in Oman enabled public health authorities to proclaim that the country is well on its way to achieving health for all citizens by the end of 1985. Maternal and child health in Somalia: In agreement with the Ministry of Health a WHO team reviewed MCH and EPI activities in the country. Health of afghan refugees in Pakistan: At the request of the Government of Pakistan a WHO consultant visited refugees to assess their situation and suggest measures to improve their health. Rural water supplies in the Yemen Arab Republic: The development of rural water supplies is considered by the Government as a key asset for the improvement of the quality of life in rural areas. Prince Karim Aga Khan on primary health care: Excerpts from a press conference.