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Fifty-ninth session of the Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean

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The Fifty-ninth Session of the Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean took place in the World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, Cairo, Egypt, from Monday 1 to Thursday 4 October 2012, inclusive.

Final report

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Mediterranean is scheduled to take place in the World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, Cairo, Egypt, from Monday 1 to Thursday 4 October 2012 inclusive. The inaugural session will take place in the Kuwait Conference Hall on Monday, 1 October 2012 at 09.00 a.m.

Provisional agenda

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Resolutions

EM/RC59/R.1
Annual report of the Regional Director for 2011 and progress reports
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EM/RC59/R.2
The Political Declaration of the United Nations General Assembly on the Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases: commitments of Member States and the way forward
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EM/RC59/R.3
Health systems strengthening in countries of the Eastern Mediterranean Region: challenges, priorities and options for future action
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EM/RC59/R.4
National core capacities for the International Health Regulations [2005]: meeting the 2014 deadline
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EM/RC59/R.5
Follow-up on regional action regarding Executive Board decision EB130[1]on implementation of the action plan for the prevention of avoidable blindness and visual impairment
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EM/RC59/R.6
WHO managerial reform
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EM/RC59/13
Decisions
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Working documents

EM/RC59/INF.DOC.1
Progress report on eradication of poliomyelitis
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EM/RC59/INF.DOC.2
Progress report on the Tobacco Free Initiative
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EM/RC59/INF.DOC.3
Progress report on the achievement of the health-related Millennium Development Goals and global health goals after 2015
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EM/RC59/INF.DOC.4
Progress report on the implementation of the regional health sector response strategy for HIV 2011-2015
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EM/RC59/INF.DOC.5
Progress report on improving health care financing and progress towards social health protection in the Region
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EM/RC59/INF.DOC.6
Award of the Dr A.T.Shousha Foundation Prize and Fellowship
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EM/RC59/INF.DOC.7
Award of the State of Kuwait Prize for the Control of Cancer, Cardiovascular Diseases and Diabetes in the Eastern Mediterranean Region
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EM/RC59/INF.DOC.8
Award of the Down Syndrome Research Prize
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EM/RC59/INF.DOC.9
Place and date of future sessions of the Regional Committee
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EM/RC59/Tech.Disc.1
Health systems strengthening in countries of the Eastern Mediterranean Region:challenges, priorities and options for future action
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EM/RC59/2
Annual Report of the Regional Director 2011
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EM/RC59/3
The Political Declaration of the United Nations General Assembly on the Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases: Commitments of Member States and the way forward
English | Arabic | French

EM/RC59/4
National core capacities for the International Health Regulations 2005: meeting the 2014 deadline
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EM/RC59/5
WHO reform: current status and regional perspectives
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EM/RC59/6, EM/RC59/12
12th General Programme of Work and Programme Budget 2014–2015
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EM/RC59/7
Report of the Joint Government/WHO Programme Review and Planning Missions in 2011, including the utilization of Country Cooperation Strategies: outcomes and lessons learnt
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EM/RC59/8
Revision of Rules of Procedure for the Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean – RC58 decision No.7
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Related document

Report on the Review of the Rules of Procedure of the Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean, Report of the Technical Committee, 3 March 2012
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EM/RC59/9
Resolutions and decisions of regional interest adopted by the Sixty-fifth World Health Assembly and the 131st Session of the Executive Board
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EM/RC59/9-Annex I
Review of the draft provisional agenda of EB132
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EM/RC59/10
Report of the Consultative Expert Working Group on Research and Development: Financing and Coordination (WHA resolution WHA65.22)
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EM/RC59/11
Application of the Republic of South Sudan for reassignment from the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region to the WHO African Region
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A65/9
Follow-up on regional action regarding Executive Board decision EB130(1) on the implementation of the action plan for the prevention of avoidable blindness and visual impairment
English | ArabicFrench