[Ip-health] Program of the 130th session of the WHO Executive Board (16 January 2012 - 23 January 2012)

Thirukumaran Balasubramaniam thiru at keionline.org
Wed Jan 11 06:28:40 PST 2012


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Program of the 130th session of the WHO Executive Board (16 January 2012 - 23 January 2012)


World Health Organization

The 130th session of the WHO Executive Board will examine inter alia, the following technical items:

Prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases (scheduled for discussion on Thursday, 19 January 2012)

	• Outcomes of the High-level Meeting of the General Assembly on the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases and the First Global Ministerial Conference on Healthy Lifestyles and Noncommunicable Disease Control
	• Implementation of the global strategy for the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases and the action plan
	• Implementation of the action plan for the prevention of avoidable blindness and visual impairment
Monitoring of the achievement of the health-related Millennium Development Goals (slated for discussion on Tuesday, 17 January 2012)

	• Progress in the achievement of the health-related Millennium Development Goals
	• Global health goals after 2015
Social determinants of health: outcome of the World Conference on Social Determinants of Health (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, October 2011) (slated for discussion on Tuesday, 17 January 2012)

Pandemic influenza preparedness: sharing of influenza viruses and access to vaccines and other benefits: report on the work of the Advisory Group (slated for discussion on Thursday, 19 January 2012)

Substandard/spurious/falsely-labelled/ falsified/counterfeit medical products: report of the Working Group of Member States (scheduled for discussion on Friday, 20 January 2012)

Consultative expert working group on research and development: financing and coordination (scheduled for discussion on Friday, 20 January 2012)

The WHO Executive Board will also consider the following progress reports (slated for discussion on Saturday, 21 January 2012)

Health systems and research
A. Health system strengthening (resolutions WHA64.9, WHA64.8, WHA63.27, WHA62.12 and WHA60.27)
B. WHO’s role and responsibilities in health research (resolution WHA63.21)
C. Global strategy and plan of action on public health, innovation and intellectual
property (resolution WHA61.21)

Disease eradication, prevention and control
D. Smallpox eradication: destruction of variola virus stocks (resolution WHA60.1)
F. Chagas disease: control and elimination (resolution WHA63.20)
H. Prevention and control of multidrugresistant tuberculosis and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (resolution WHA62.15)
K. Global health sector strategy on HIV/AIDS, 2011–2015 (resolution WHA64.14)

The cross-cutting work on WHO reform will be considered by the EB on Wednesday, 18 January 2012 while the formalities involved in nominating Dr. Margaret Chan for a second terms as Director-General of the WHO is scheduled to occupy the morning deliberations of Tuesday's (17 January 2012) and Wednesday's (18 January 2012) session.


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Thiru Balasubramaniam
Geneva Representative
Knowledge Ecology International (KEI)

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